Tea caddy

Historical period(s)
Joseon period, second half of 17th century
Medium
Stoneware with dipped white slip under transparent glaze; ivory lid
Style
Busan ware
Dimensions
H x W: 5.2 x 9 cm (2 1/16 x 3 9/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Gyeongsangnam-do province, Busan city, Wakan (Waegwan) kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1901.88a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea caddy (chaire)

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

To 1901Japanese Trading Company, New York to 1901 [1]From 1901 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from the Japanese Trading Company in 1901 [2]From 1920Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 971, 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

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

Copyright with museum