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Pear-shaped bottle

Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, late 13th-early 14th century
Stoneware with black and white inlays under celadon glaze
35.6 x 19.8 cm
Korea, Jeolla-do province, Gangjin county or Buan county, Gangjin or Buan kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1907
Unidentified owner, Japan, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Japan from an unidentified owner in spring 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]


[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1553, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] 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.

On View Location
Freer: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Ceramic, Vessel
black and white inlay, Goryeo period (918 - 1392), green glaze, Korea, stoneware
Collection(s) Area
Korean Art
Web Resource(s)
Korean Ceramics, The Story of the Beautiful, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

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