string(20) "edanmdm:fsg_F1909.18" Bowl with molded and incised design of three boys among vinescrolls - National Museum of Asian Art

Bowl with molded and incised design of three boys among vinescrolls

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At A Glance

  • Period

    first half 12th century
  • Geography

    Buan kilns, Yucheon-ri group, Jeollabuk-do province, Korea
  • Material

    Stoneware with celadon glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 6.7 x 18.8 cm (2 5/8 x 7 3/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1909.18
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1909.18

Object Details

  • Description

    Bowl, broad ovoidal; low foot with three silica spur-marks on base inside rim; notched rim.
    Clay: hard, sonorous.
    Glaze: soft, lustrous grayish-green; crackled in long lines.
    Decoration: molded and incised, inside: lotus in bottom; three frolicking children among foliage on sides; single line incised below rim.
  • Provenance

    To 1909
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1909 [1]
    From 1909 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1909 [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. 1907, 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

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

    Buan kilns, Yucheon-ri group, Jeollabuk-do province, Korea
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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