Historical period(s)
Joseon period, 16th century
Stoneware with brushed white slip under transparent glaze; lacquer repairs
Buncheong ware
H x Diam: 45.4 × 26.4 cm (17 7/8 × 10 3/8 in)
Korea, Jeollanam-do province, Boseung county
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Buncheong ware, clear glaze, Japan, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, lacquer repair, stoneware, white slip

To 1904
Siegfried Bing (1838-1905), Paris, to 1904 [1]

From 1904 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Siegfried Bing in 1904 [2]

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


[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 1299, 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) and Custodian(s)

Siegfried Bing (C.L. Freer source) 1838-1905
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Louise Allison Cort. Korean Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art. .
  • Ikutaro Ito, Yutaka Mino. The Radiance of Jade and the Clarity of Water: Korean Ceramics from the Ataka Collection. Exh. cat. Chicago and New York, November 23, 1991 - July 12, 1992. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art, Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art
The Story of the Beautiful
Google Cultural Institute
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