On View: Asian Galleries, South, 2nd floor
Stoneware with celadon glaze and inlaid black and white slip
Height: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
Diameter at mouth: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Diameter at base: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm) (show scale)
The Peggy N. and Roger G. Gerry Collection
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license
. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.
Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form
For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress
, Cornell University
, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums
, and Copyright Watch
For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright
If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Bowl, 13th century. Stoneware with celadon glaze and inlaid black and white slip, Height: 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, The Peggy N. and Roger G. Gerry Collection, 2004.28.130. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 2004.28.130_top_PS11.jpg)
top, 2004.28.130_top_PS11.jpg., 2017
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
Shallow bowl with complex refined inlaid decoration, covered evenly with celadon glaze. Glazed foot rim. Interior is decorated with inlaid white slip of five branches of pomegranate surrounding a band of ru-yi with chrysanthemum at the center of interior. Exterior is decorated with inlaid arabesques in white slip and chrysanthemum blossoms in inlaid black and white slip. Five irregular spur marks at bottom.
(From original catalogue card)
These celadon bowls are characterized by a mouth with a slightly inverted rim and fruit designs inlaid with white slip that decorate the inner bottom and the inner wall. The outer surface of the wall is decorated with reverse inlaid vine design combined with chrysanthemum sprays inlaid with black and white slip. Vessels of this type were discovered at the royal tomb of King Myeongjong, built in 1202, and the Beophwasa Temple site in Jeju, revealing that they were made in the thirteenth century. The glaze covers the entire surface of the bowls except for the sturdy foot containing three spur marks. Compared to a similar bowl (Fig. 062_2_ which shows a slight yellow hue due to oxidization), these bowls are superior in terms of their glaze color and coating.
From "Korean Art Collection in the Brooklyn Museum" catalogue.
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome
any additional information you might have.