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“Goryeo Celadon and Medieval East Asian Ceramics” International Symposium
Date2012-11-02 Hit1715  


Goryeo Celadon and Medieval East Asian Ceramics” International Symposium was held at the Main Hall of the National Museum of Korea on November 2, 2012. The event was co-hosted by the National Museum of Korea and the Friends of the National Museum of Korea. The purpose of the symposium was to review the history of Asian ceramics, focusing on celadon in China, Goryeo, and Southeast Asia, and the Japanese ceramic culture, as well as discuss the issue of the similarities and uniqueness of their shapes, colors, and patterns. The symposium reviewed the influence of Chinese celadon on Asian ceramics, and explored the unique color and inlaid decoration used in Goryeo celadon. It also included an introduction on how Goryeo celadon came to be in the spotlight in the West. The symposium was joined by numerous scholars from South Korea, the United Kingdom, the United States, China, and Japan who are studying ceramics and who engaged themselves in lively presentations and discussions.


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