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Extr. Rare Inlaid Characters-Stamped Deco. Placenta Jar/Cover-15th C.

Extr. Rare Inlaid Characters-Stamped Deco. Placenta Jar/Cover-15th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Ceramics: Pre 1492: Item # 1319260

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An Extremely Rare Korean Inlaid Characters Designed Placenta Jar with Cover: Korea, early Joseon dynasty, 15th century, An oval form, well portioned jar and cover applied over the body with white slip and stamped decoration, with 4 crosed knob on the top, for placenta decorated with stamped design and characters of Kyongju-Changhunggos (慶州 長興庫) in the double bands, set on an unglazed flattened vase, four loops on the shoulder around matche with the cover’s celadon glazed four crossed knob, It’s in fine condition,but its main body’s three of four loops broken off and restuck with an original pieces, otherwise it’s in very very fine condition without any other damages at all (the cover is in mint condition). It measures 23cm x 18cm (9” x 7”) *** Please see Photo #6: An almost identical placenta jar with characters see collection of Ewha Woman University Museun, Seoul, Korea, published May, 1984, lot #1, page 11,and another one sold,Seoul,Myauction,2011/6/9 lot #87.