Bowl stand

Stand: cup-shaped, the ovoidal cup resting in a broad, foliated plate which has a high spreading foot with four silica spur-marks underneath. Two chips in rim.
Clay: hard, sonant, gray.
Glaze: lustrous grayish-green.
Decoration: incised in paste under glaze, defining six overlapping petals.
Spurs: four silica spur-marks on footring.

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Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, first half of 12th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 6.4 x 17.8 cm (2 1/2 x 7 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeollanam-do province, Gangjin county, Gangjin kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1912.100.2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl stand

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

To 1912Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1912 [1]From 1912 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1912 [2]From 1920Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2365, 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

Description

Stand: cup-shaped, the ovoidal cup resting in a broad, foliated plate which has a high spreading foot with four silica spur-marks underneath. Two chips in rim.
Clay: hard, sonant, gray.
Glaze: lustrous grayish-green.
Decoration: incised in paste under glaze, defining six overlapping petals.
Spurs: four silica spur-marks on footring.

Published References

Robert P. Griffing Jr. The Art of the Korean Potter: Silla, Koryo, Yi. New York and Greenwich, CT, Spring 1968. pl. 29.G. St. G.M. Gompertz. Korean Celadon. Faber monographs on pottery and porcelain, 1st American ed. New York. pl. 14.Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 6.8, p. 84.Sir John Figgess. Korean Ceramics at the Fitzwilliam Museum. London, Winter 1990 - 1991. pp. 180-185.

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

Copyright with museum