Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1904 
From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, in 1904 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 1291, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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
This bowl incorporates features of earlier tableware bowls made in Korea, but its size and shape suggest that it was made at a southeastern Korean kiln for export to Japan for use as a tea bowl.
- Published References
- Nezu Museum. Kanzo chawan hyakkasen. Exh. cat. Tokyo, October 10 - November 24, 1985. cat. 19.
- Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 4.15, p. 51.
- Collection Area(s)
- Japanese Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum