Unknown owners, Seoul 
From 1884-1898 to 1907
Dr. Horace N. Allen (1858-1932), Toledo, Ohio, purchased from unknown owners, in Seoul, during 1884-1898 
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dr. Horace N. Allen in 1907 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Horace N. Allen acquired his collection in Seoul between 1884 and 1898. See Horace Allen, Copy of a Certified Catalogue of a Collection of Ancient Korean Pottery: purchased and owned by Horace Newton Allen (Nak Tong [Korea]: Seoul Press, 1901), pg. 7.
 See Original Pottery List, L. 1613, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Pamphlets S.I. 738 and S.I. 739, for Allen Correspondence, as well as Pamphlet S.I. 740, Original Allen Catalogue, No. 11, pg. 11.
 See note 2.
 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)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Dr. Horace N. Allen (C.L. Freer source) 1858-1932
This Chinese porcelain bowl was acquired by its previous owner in the late nineteenth century in Korea, where it was said to have been excavated from a Koryo dynasty (9181372) tomb. The shape, with foliate rim, lobed bowl, and tall foot, was also made in lacquer.
- Published References
- Martin P. Amt, Rob Barnard. In Praise of Feet. vol. 18, no. 2 Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, June 1990. p. 21.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
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