A Buncheong moon flask, Joseon Dynasty, (15th-16th century)

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Lot 133. A Buncheong moon flask, Joseon Dynasty, (15th-16th century); 9.¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000© Christie's Image Ltd 2018.

With flattened body rising from a ring foot, decorated with white slip and incised on one side with a roundel of an overturned fish swimming in stylized waves and on the opposite side with a panel of abstract design and applied with a thin and glossy clear glaze.

ProvenanceYamamoto Hatsujiro (1887-1951), Osaka, acquired in April 1939
Acquired from Yamamoto family in the 1980s