Tea bowl, unkaku type

Historical period(s)
Joseon period, second quarter of 17th century
Stoneware with white and black inlays under celadon glaze
Busan ware
H x Diam: 10.6 × 15.2 cm (4 3/16 × 6 in)
Korea, Gyeongsangnam-do province, Busan city, Wakan (Waegwan) kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Tea bowl

black inlay, Busan ware, green glaze, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, stoneware, tea, white inlay

To 1897Charles A. Dana (1819-1897), New York to 1897 [1] From 1898 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at auction, the Dana Collection Sale, American Art Galleries, New York February 24-26, 1898, no. 206 [2]From 1920Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] Undated folder sheet note, object file. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 313, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.[2] See note 1. See also, Curatorial Remark 14, Louise Cort, July 18, 2005, in the object record.[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)

Charles A. Dana 1819 - 1897
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References

Chado Shiryokan. Chanoyu to Koraimono. cat. 2.Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 4.17, p. 55.Sekai toji zenshu (Catalogue of the World's Ceramics). 19 vols., Tokyo, 1976-1982. p. 260.

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

Copyright with museum