To 1909Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1909 From 1909 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1909 From 1920Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 Notes: See Original Pottery List, L. 1914, 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
Boxes like this were part of a wealthy woman's personal possessions and often were buried with her. They are excavated from tombs of the nobility together with ceramic hair-oil bottles and bronze mirrors, needle cases, and hairpins.
- Collection Area(s)
- Korean Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum