Tea bowl

Historical period(s)
Joseon period, second half of 16th century
Medium
Stoneware (unvitrified porcelain) with clear glaze; gold lacquer repairs
Dimensions
H x W: 5.5 x 15.1 cm (2 3/16 x 5 15/16 in)
Geography
Korea, eastern Gyeongsangnam-do province, Jinhae, Gimhae, or Yangsan area
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1897.71
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

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

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] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 513, 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

Published References

The Studio Potter. vol. 38, no. 2. p. 36.Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 4.10, p. 43.

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

Copyright with museum