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Tea bowl

사기다완 (沙器茶碗)

1700s
Diameter of mouth: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.); Overall: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)
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Pinholes in the light pinkish glaze were intended to resemble "fawn spots."

Description

Possibly produced in one of the kilns established by the trading office (Waegwan) in Busan, southern Gyeongsang province, this type of bowl with an elongated foot was exported to Japan and circulated as an item of foreign luxury among Japanese tea ware collectors. Pinholes in the light pinkish glaze were intended to resemble "fawn spots."
Tea bowl

Tea bowl

1700s

Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910)

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