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Catalog number 57.20
Title Bowl
Object Name Bowl
Description This simple but beautiful small porcelain bowl dates to the Song dynasty. Its green celadon glaze, first invented in Korea, varies between dark and translucent light green. Such a bowl was either a collector's item or used as everyday ware.

Reference: Winter, Amy H., with Xiaoping Lin (eds.), "The Light of Infinite Wisdom: Asian Art from the Godwin-Ternbach Museum and Other Collections," Queens College, CUNY, 2003.

Medium/Material Porcelain/Ceramic
Dimensions H-2.25 Dia-6.25 inches
Year Range from 960
Year Range to 1279
Search Terms Asian
East Asia
China
Song Dynasty
Korea
Koryo Period
10th century AD
11th century AD
12th century AD
13th century AD
Bowl
Vessel
Ceramic
Exhibition and Publication History *"The Queens College Art Collection," 1960, #186.
*"Art of the East," Klapper Library, 1985, #13.
*"Thirty Years of Collecting," G-TM, 1986. M. Simon, Curator.
*"Discover! Selections from the G-TM of Queens College," Citibank L.I.C., 10/15-12/7/90, no catalogue.
*"Director's Choice, Part I," G-TM, 4/17-6/1/2002. A. Winter, Curator.
* "The Light of Infinite Wisdom," GT-M, 10/15 - 12/20/2003, A. Winter, X. Lin, Curators, #9, ill., p.11.
Culture Korean