Ancient Korean Ceramics

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Ancient Korean Ceramics

Post by studio-pots on February 9th 2016, 4:04 pm

Was at the British Museum yesterday helping them with a small collection of studio pots that have been bequeathed to them. It included some bowls by Poh Chap Yeap, hence the reason they contacted me.

While there I visited the Korean gallery and thought how many of the pieces on show looked as if they could well be 20th century British studio pottery.

The jar below is 17th century: -


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Post by studio-pots on February 9th 2016, 4:08 pm

One pot in the gallery that has a British studio pottery connection is the large wonky Moon Jar below that Bernard Leach had bought in Korea.


He left this in his will to Lucie Rie, who kept it at her home in Albion Mews until her death.

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