On View: Asian Galleries, South, 2nd floor
Some Buncheong kilns, particularly those in the south, specialized in painting iron-based decorations that were then sealed under glaze. To create a lighter background for the decoration, these ceramics were usually covered with white slip. Most underglaze-brown-decorated Buncheong vessels were not as finely potted as the sgraffito and stamped pieces, but this small bowl is unusually delicate in its form and finish.
last half of 15th-first half of 16th century
Height: 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
Diameter at mouth: 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm)
Diameter at base: 1 7/16 in. (3.7 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner
Bowl, last half of 15th-first half of 16th century. Buncheong ware, Height: 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Bertram H. Schaffner, 1989.179.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 1989.179.1_PS11.jpg)
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