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Korean celadon crane and cloud tea cups, early 1980s

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    Posted 11 months ago

    kwqd
    (826 items)

    These cups are 2.5" tall x 3.5" diameter x 1.5" base, signed on the bottom, with wooden box and ribbon. These were purchased in Seoul, Korea in the early 1980s and the seller thought they were Korean made. I see some Japanese characters and some I do not recognize. My study of Japanese pottery often mentions the Korean origins of some Japanese pottery, so I became curious and started keeping an eye out for some modestly priced Korean art pottery and came across this set. I do not know anything about Korean pottery, but have seen some similar Korean cups with crane and cloud motif in celadon glaze. I bought these as a learning experience. Can anyone tell me anything about these cups or some good on line sources about Korean pottery to get me started?

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    1. dav2no1 dav2no1, 11 months ago
      Nice looking cups...i like the color.

      This sale ad says...Korean Celadon Aoiwa Zou Matsuzuru Pottery Teaware.

      https://www.mercari.com/jp/items/m51741000409/?_s=U2FsdGVkX19_jDVC_2-cXRP4sTznpqLqJDpjsFa8M2yEKSfuof9Zktp3Wc5jSabDz8YtyTXRLLFsL2ycyyNdPuKexba6DOdM2DhoV68J4SGc1p_p-BdmlJwp1wHKNjub
    2. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thanks dav2no1! This appears to be a very common style. I guess this set is by a specific artist or kiln but much similar pottery appears to be the equivalent of Japanese mingei ware.
    3. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thanks fortapache, blunderbuss2 and Kevin!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thanks for loving my Korean tea cups Elisabethan, Blammoammo, Thomas, ho2cultcha and Hoot60!
    5. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thanks for loving my Korean tea cups Sylvester22, Jenni and aura!
    6. kwqd kwqd, 10 months ago
      Thanks Karen!
    7. kwqd kwqd, 10 months ago
      Thanks for loving my foray into Korean pottery Eileen!
    8. kwqd kwqd, 10 months ago
      Thank you SEAN68 and worthit2!

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