A Korean Very Fine Greyish Blue Celadon Melon-form Ewer/cover-12th C.:
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A Korean Very Fine Greyish Blue Celadon Melon-form Ewer/cover-12th C.: :
A Very Fine Greyish Blue Celadon Melon-Form Ewer/Cover-12th C.:
Korea, Koryo period, 12th Century,
The graceful melon-form ewer with looped handle and arched spout has
eight lobes rising from a flat foot with a slightly recessed base. It is fitted with a slender
and curved spout set opposite the loop handle with a small tap for attachment to the
looped stem forming the knob on the lobed cover. It is covered overall in a crackled
blue-green celadon glaze. It is in very good condition except its lid rim repaired.
Measures 8” h. x 7” d. (20,3cm x 17,8cm)