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At A Glance

  • Period

    end of 16th-early 17th century
  • Geography

    Un-ri kilns, western Gyeongsangnam-do province, Korea
  • Material

    Porcelain with transparent, pale blue glaze; gold lacquer repairs
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 6.7 × 17.1 cm (2 5/8 × 6 3/4 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Bowl, low broad; bold basal ring. Six spur marks inside. Gold lacquer repairs.
    Clay: hard, whitish, ringing. Porcelain.
    Glaze: pale green, nearly white, with areas of deep cream and grayish-mauve discoloration.
  • Provenance

    To 1905
    Edward G. Getz, New York to 1905 [1]
    From 1905 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Edward G. Getz in 1905 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    [1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1338, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Edward G. Getz was a dealer in Chinese antiques operating at 14 East 45th Street, New York, NY (see Curatorial Remark 6, Louise Cort, June 17, 2008, in the object record).
    [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
  • Exhibition History

    Korean Art (December 17, 1984 to June 23, 1986)
    Korean Art (March 20, 1982 to 2 April 1984)
    Korean Art (June 4, 1982 to September 23, 1982)
    Korean Art (July 15, 1981 to September 15, 1981)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Edward G. Getz (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Un-ri kilns, western Gyeongsangnam-do province, Korea
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

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