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At A Glance

  • Period

    second half of 15th-first half of 16th century
  • Geography

    Jeolla-do province, Korea
  • Material

    Stoneware with iron glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W: 6.7 x 13 cm (2 5/8 x 5 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1996.18
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1996.18

Object Details

  • Description

    Bowl with low wall, round rim very slightly everted, almost flat interior bottom and thick, irregular ring foot.
    Clay: stoneware with numerous small stone inclusions.
    Glaze: dark brown iron-based glaze. Glazed over all except random areas of interior of foot. Five large sandy spur marks evenly spaced around glazed foot rim.
    Decoration: none.
  • Provenance

    From 1959-1963 to 1996
    Mr. Gregory Henderson (died 1988) and Mrs. Maria Henderson (died 2007), West Medford, MA, acquired in Korea from an unnamed source during 1959-1963 [1]
    From 1996
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mrs. Maria Henderson in 1996 [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Mr. and Mrs. Henderson acquired this object in Korea whilst they were living in Seoul (according to an undated note in the object record).
    [2] See Freer Gallery of Art Accession List, Collections Management Office.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Korean Ceramics (February 4, 1997 to August 7, 2011)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mrs. Maria Henderson (died 2007)
  • Origin

    Jeolla-do province, Korea
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Vessel
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