Bottle with inlaid designs of willow and lotus
- Historical period(s)
- Joseon period, first half of 15th century
- Stoneware with white inlay under colorless glaze
- Buncheong ware
- 31.9 x 18.3 cm
- Korea, Jeolla-do
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
- In the Joseon period, pear-shaped bottles like this one largely replaced the broad-shouldered bottles more typical of the Goryeo dynasty. Compared to Goryeo inlay, the lotus flowers and willow tree sketched here are extremely simplified, leaving much of the surface plain.
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1899 
From 1899 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1899 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 88, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
- Previous Owners
- Yamanaka and Co.
- On View Location
- Freer, Gallery 14: Cranes and Clouds: Inlay in Korean Ceramics
- Buncheong ware, clear glaze, flower, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, lotus, stoneware, white inlay
- Collection(s) Area
- Korean Art
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum