Ritual Tray (Translation)
白磁祭盤 朝鮮時代 (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

19th century
Bunwon ware; porcelain with bluish-white glaze
Bunwon court kiln, Gyeonggi-do province, South Korea
Overall: 3 3/4 × 8 5/8 in. (9.53 × 21.91 cm)
This high-footed tray is notable for its stable form, opaque bluish-white tone, and austere style. It is most likely a product from the court kiln near Seoul. A stemmed tray of this type was used on an altar for offering food at a memorial service.
Bunwon Ware
Joseon dynasty (1392-1910)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Tormey
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