A Very Fine and Rare Square White Glazed Cake Molder:
Korea, Choson period, 19th century,
A rare and an unusual square formed cake molder with a thick and very refined
clay and clear blue tinged glaze, deep carved with
A character ,“BOK”, Happiness in the leaf (stylized oak leaf) shape surrounded by
a carved leaf shaped line and another carved leaf shaped line with a jig jag saw
This type of white glazed cake molder with unusual carved decoration is
extremely rare, the bottom unglazed. It’s in mint condition.
Measurements: 5 5/8” across (4 1/8”x 4 1/8”) and 1” thickness. Please compare another carved
white glazed ceramic cake molder, #514, Sotheby’s, Japanese and Korean works of art, 3/21/2001.