Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #914198 (stock #4031)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£400.00
A KOREAN HONEY STORAGE JAR, CHOSON, 19TH CENTURY.

A facetted stoneware jar covered overall with a dark chocolate glaze except for the mouth and the foot-rim. The octagonal shape is created by first throwing the vessel on a potter’s wheel and then, when the pot is ‘cheese hard’, boldly shaving the sides. The shoulder has been decorated with a light combed wave. It is apparent from the foot that the pot stood on sand during the firing...