Bowl, used in Japan as a tea bowl

Historical period(s)
Joseon period, early 17th century
Porcelain with translucent glaze; gold lacquer repairs
H x W: 5.9 x 11.7 cm (2 5/16 x 4 5/8 in)
Korea, eastern Gyeongsangnam-do province, Gimhae or Jinhae
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Tea bowl

clear glaze, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, lacquer repair, porcelain, tea

To 1904Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1904 [1]From 1904 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, in 1904 [2]From 1920Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] Undated folder sheet note. See also, Original Pottery List, L. 1318, p. 291, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. According to Curatorial Remark 16, Louise Cort, March 4, 2011, in the object record: On the invoice for this bowl Freer added a note that it was "from the collection of K. Yamanaka."[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)

Yamanaka and Co. (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