Tea bowl

Historical period(s)
Joseon period, 17th century
Medium
Stoneware with underfired opaque glaze
Style
Busan ware
Dimensions
H x W: 8.4 x 15.8 cm (3 5/16 x 6 1/4 in)
Geography
Korea, Gyeongsangnam-do province, Busan city, Wakan (Waegwan) kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1902.76
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
Busan ware, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, stoneware, tea, wood-ash glaze
Provenance

To 1902Samuel Colman (1832-1920), New York, NY, and Newport, RI, to 1902 [1]From 1902 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the sale of the Samuel Colman Collection, American Art Association, New York, March 19-22, 1902 [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. 1144, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Samuel Colman was collecting Asian objects by at least 1880 (see Curatorial Remark 12, Louise Cort, April 20, 2007, in the object record).[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)

Samuel Colman 1832 - 1920
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
American Art Association (C.L. Freer source) established 1883

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

Copyright with museum