Bowl

Tea bowl, deep flaring. Repaired with gold lacquer.
Clay: hard, dense, reddish on surface, pale beneath glaze. Five spur marks inside.
Glaze: light gray-green, blended and mottled with rose color.

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Historical period(s)
Joseon period, late 16th-early 17th century
Medium
Porcelain with translucent glaze; gold lacquer repair
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7.5 x 17 x 17 cm (2 15/16 x 6 11/16 x 6 11/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Gyeongsangnam-do province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1896.91
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
clear glaze, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, lacquer repair, porcelain, tea
Provenance

To 1896Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1896 [1]From 1896 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1896 [2]From 1920Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] Undated folder sheet note. For price, see Original Pottery List, L. 693, 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.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Description

Tea bowl, deep flaring. Repaired with gold lacquer.
Clay: hard, dense, reddish on surface, pale beneath glaze. Five spur marks inside.
Glaze: light gray-green, blended and mottled with rose color.

Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum