24CM (H) X 14CM (W) AT SHOULDER X 9CM (BASE). PHOTO: JOSEFA GREEN – TAASA Review September 2011

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This article was originally found in the September 2011 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 20, Issue 3, Page 28).

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This was the case when this charming Korean maebyong vase was offered at auction a few years ago.

It is a celadon glazed vase with iron brown underglaze decoration of freely drawn chrysanthemum scrolls and three large flower heads on the body.

Iron brown radiating bands representing stylised chrysanthemum petals are painted on the shoulder and base and there are regular markings on the lip...