A Very Rare Pair of White Glazed Two Ear Wine Cups:
Korea, Choson Dynasty, 15th Century
This pair of wine cups is an extremely rare and unusual shape of two ear handle attached white glazed stir-up wine cups, the deep and wide cup set on a high ring foot and molded with two flat
and tangle formed with carved notched comb handles with one hole on each side.
It is covered overall with a creamy white crackled clear glaze with salmon-pink
blushes on the interior and exterior. The first one has a tiny chip at the tip of the handle and two
small rim chips repaired and the another has one tiny tip of the
handle chipped , a small rim chip repaired and foot rim chipped, otherwise it is in good condition. It measures 2 1/16”.x 4 1/4” d (5.2 cm x 10.8 cm). and 2 3/8” x. 4 3/4” d (6 cm x 12 cm).
*** A very identical two ear wine cup but Punchong ware sold at Christie’s, New York,
Korean Works of Art, Nov. 17, 1993, pl #21 and also see Christie’s, New York,
Fine and Important Korean Ceramics and Works of Art, Oct. 14, 1987, #182