Wine Cup and Stand

Korean
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
12th century
Stoneware with celadon glaze
H. 3 15/16 in. (10 cm); Diam. 5 11/16 in. (14.5 cm)
AP 1970.12 a,b
Currently Not On View
Korean celadon wares, among the most highly prized of all Asian ceramics, were originally inspired by Chinese celadons of the Song dynasty (960–1279). The Korean glazes are more thinly applied than Chinese examples, and unstable kiln conditions produced wide variations in color. The most characteristic color of finer pieces is the gray green seen in this six-lobed wine cup.

Provenance

(N.V. Hammer, Inc., New York) by 1969; purchased by Kimbell Art Foundation, Fort Worth, 1970