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Koryo Celadon Cup

Koryo Dynasty 13th c., Korea

Diameter: 9.7cm

A small steep sided cup with a small raised foot and rounded mouth-rim.  The interior has lightly carved floral decoration.  The entire piece is covered with a translucent, pale blue-green celadon glaze, with the exception of the under foot-rim, which is unglazed, revealing a pale gray stoneware body.  With a fitted wooden box.

Provenance: From a private Japanese collection.