A Very Fine/Rare/Large Underglaze Iron-Brown Decorated Jar-17th- 18th C.
Korea, Joseon period, 17th - 18th Century,
A quite large abacus shaped jar rising from the ring foot to the extended sides and ending
above the slanted shoulder in a short, decorated with abstract floral spray in underglaze iron-brown on opposite sides of the vessel, the body covered with a greyish white glaze overall,
burnt slightly brown and orange in the firing.
It is in very fine condition without any repair or chip at all.
It measures 10 1/2” d. x 8 3/4” h. (26.6cm x 22.3cm).
*** This is similar to a piece in the Seoul National Museum of Korea and a jar of similar
shape, also abstract painted in iron-brown, is illustrated in Sejau To Zebshu, vol.14,