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At A Glance

  • Period

    16th century
  • Geography

    Gimhae or Jinhae, Eastern Gyeongsangnam-do province, Korea
  • Material

    Stoneware (unvitrified porcelain) with translucent glaze; lacquer repairs
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 10.7 × 19.5 cm (4 3/16 × 7 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Large, deep, ovoidal, with high foot. Seven spur marks inside. Brown lacquer repairs. Seven oval spur marks in bottom. Footrim, inside of base unglazed.
    Clay: dense, grayish.
    Glaze: grayish-cream, of soft lustre, with slight overflow of pale green; closely crackled. Ash glaze.
  • Provenance

    To 1898
    Rufus E. Moore, New York to 1898 [1]
    From 1898 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1898 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 394, 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.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Rufus E. Moore (1840-1918) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Gimhae or Jinhae, Eastern Gyeongsangnam-do province, Korea
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

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