Tea bowl, mishima type

Historical period(s)
Joseon period, mid 17th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip inlaid and brushed under clear glaze
Style
Busan ware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 8.4 × 15.1 cm (3 5/16 × 5 15/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Gyeongsangnam-do province, Busan city, Wakan (Waegwan) kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1899.56
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
Busan ware, clear glaze, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, stoneware, tea, white inlay, white slip
Provenance

To 1899
Japanese Trading Company, New York to 1899 [1]

From 1899 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the Japanese Trading Company in 1899 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 367, 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)

Japanese Trading Company (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington. no. 4.18, p. 56.
Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics
Google Cultural Institute
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