Bottle with incised design of four lotus sprays

Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, late 12th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 36.4 x 22.2 cm (14 5/16 x 8 3/4 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeollanam-do province, Gangjin county, Gangjin kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1909.29
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle (maebyeong)

Keywords
Goryeo period (918 - 1392), green glaze, Korea, lotus, stoneware
Provenance

To 1909Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1909 [1]From 1909 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1909 [2]From 1920Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 1918, 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)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References

Kungnip Chungang Pangmulgwan. Selected Pieces of Korean Art from the collection of Mr. Byungchull Lee. Exh. cat. Seoul, April 16 - June 15, 1971. cat. 49b.Sekai toji zenshu (Catalogue of the World's Ceramics). 19 vols., Tokyo, 1976-1982. pl. 65.Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 222.G. St. G.M. Gompertz. Korean Celadon. Faber monographs on pottery and porcelain, 1st American ed. New York. p. 11.Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 6.27, p. 108.Robert L. Hobson, Edward S. Morse, Rose Sickler Williams. Chinese, Corean, and Japanese Potteries: Descriptive Catalogue of the Loan Exhibition. Exh. cat. New York, March 2-21, 1914. cat. 149, p. 109.

Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum