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Long-necked bottle with incised and inlaid decoration

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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 12th-early 13th century
  • Geography

    Gangjin or Buan kilns, Jeolla-do province, Korea
  • Material

    Stoneware with white and black inlays under celadon glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 32.8 x 15.5 x 15 cm (12 15/16 x 6 1/8 x 5 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1908.19
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1908.19

Object Details

  • Description

    Long-necked bottle. Globular body, tall tubular neck; small projecting eyelet. Neck restored at root. Traces of clay spurs around low footrim.
    Clay: hard, gray.
    Glaze: luminous grayish-green celadon; light crackle.
    Decoration: incised in paste, inlaid in black and white under glaze. Key-fret band around rim. Cloud-lappet band around shoulder at neck. Two sprays each of peony and chrysanthemum, alternating. Overlapping lotus petals, with double outlines around base.
  • Provenance

    To 1908
    Yamanaka and Company, to 1908 [1]
    From 1908 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka and Company in 1908 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 1685, 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
  • Exhibition History

    Korean Art (March 20, 1980 to March 3, 1981)
    Early Chinese Pottery and Scultpure, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1916 (March 6 to October 15, 1916)
    Untitled Exhibition, The Japan Society, February 1914 (February 1914)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Gangjin or Buan kilns, Jeolla-do province, Korea
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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