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Jar with incised design of lotus sprays

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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    second half of 12th century
  • Geography

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

    Stoneware with celadon glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 27.7 x 18.1 cm (10 7/8 x 7 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1917.288a-b
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1917.288a-b

Object Details

  • Description

    Jar; inverted pear-form with large mouth and four loop-handles. Pottery cover.
    Clay: hard, gray.
    Glaze: luminous grayish-green celadon, with large brownish areas.
    Decoration: incised in paste under glaze.
  • Provenance

    To 1917
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]
    From 1917 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 2547, Freer Galley 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 Ceramics of the Koryo Dynasty (May 9, 1993 to August 7, 2011)
    Korean Art (May 9, 1993 to January 29, 1997)
    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)
    Korean Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to October 13, 1978)
    Korean Art (June 19, 1969 to November 10, 1976)
    Korean Art (November 2, 1959 to November 22, 1971)
    Untitled Exhibition, Korean Art, 1958 (July 10, 1958 to April 15, 1959)
    Centennial Exhibition, Gallery 16 (February 25, 1956 to July 11, 1958)
    Untitled Exhibition, Korean Ceramics with Korean and Japanese Paintings (February 15, 1955 to April 13, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, East Asian Ceramics and Paintings, East Corridor (January 8, 1947 to ---)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1946 (May 6, 1946 to November 17, 1955)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Metalwork, Pottery, and Painting (March 23, 1944 to May 2, 1946)
    Untitled Exhibition, Chinese and Korean Ceramics (March 22, 1943 to November 13, 1944)
    Japanese and Korean Pottery, and Korean Bronze (May 2, 1923 to March 22, 1943)
  • 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
  • On View

    Freer Gallery 14: Rediscovering Korea's Past
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