A Very Fine /Large White Porcelain Bowl and Cover:
Korea, Choson Dynasty, 18th-early 19th Century,
This is a rare and large white porcelain jar and lid for food vessel or epitaph tablets
The large, deep vessel resting on a high ring foot with evenly curved wall and fitted with
a matching domed cover, with characteristic flat top, and glazed overall with a blue tinged
white glaze. It is fine condition except cracked extensive across the lid, otherwise in good condition overall.
It measures 11 1/4” h. x 11” d. (28.5cm h. x 28cm d.)
For another example of a container sees Kim, Hong-nam, Korean Arts of the Eighteenth Century,
Splendor and Simplicity (New York: The Asia Society Galleries, 1993, #111).