Korean Art from the Gompertz and Other Collections in the Fitzwilliam Museum: A Complete Catalogue

Korean Art from the Gompertz and Other Collections in the Fitzwilliam Museum: A Complete Catalogue

by Yong-i Yun
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521835925

ISBN-13: 9780521835923

Pub. Date: 04/30/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Including a representative range of ceramics from the fifth to the twentieth century and items in various other materials, the collection of Korean art in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, is one of the finest outside of the Far East. Although Korea's ceramics equal China's in quality and technique, they are far less known. Compiled by Yun Yong-i and edited by Regina

Overview

Including a representative range of ceramics from the fifth to the twentieth century and items in various other materials, the collection of Korean art in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, is one of the finest outside of the Far East. Although Korea's ceramics equal China's in quality and technique, they are far less known. Compiled by Yun Yong-i and edited by Regina Krahl, this richly illustrated catalog provides detailed information on each object, as well as background studies on Korean culture and ceramic technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521835923
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2006
Series:
Fitzwilliam Museum Publications Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 10.87(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword G. St G. M. Gompertz; Editor's preface Regina Krahl; Acknowledgements Duncan Robinson; Catalogue notes; Introduction: Korean culture and technology: Connoisseurs and artisans, a social view of Korean culture Martina Deuchler; The technology of Korean celadon wares Nigel Wood; Part I. Unglazed Ceramics: Introduction Youngsook Pak; Catalogue entries 1–9 Yun Yong-i; Part II. Celadon Stonewares of the Koryo Dynasty: Introduction Yun Yong-i; catalogue entries 10–148 Yun Yong-i; Part III. Punch'ong Wares and Porcelains of the Choson Dynasty: Introduction Younsook Pak; Catalogue entries 149–219 Yun Yong-i; Part IV. Various Works of Art: Introduction Youngsook Pak; Catalogue entries 220–233 Yun Yong-i; Concordances of accession and catalogue numbers; Table of reigns; Maps of kiln sites; Glossary of Korean terms; Bibliography.

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