Tea bowl, mishima type

Historical period(s)
Edo period or Joseon period, 1620-1650
Stoneware with white inlay under transparent glaze
Karatsu or Busan ware
H x W: 6.6 x 13.7 cm (2 5/8 x 5 3/8 in)
Japan or Korea, Saga prefecture or Gyeongsangnam-do province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Tea bowl

Busan ware, clear glaze, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Karatsu ware, Korea, Mishima Karatsu type, stoneware, tea, Wakan ware, white inlay

To 1897Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1897 [1]From 1897 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1897 [2]From 1920Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 706, 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

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

Copyright with museum