Cup with design of peony blossoms

Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, first half of 12th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron pigment under celadon glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 6 x 9 cm (2 3/8 x 3 9/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeolla-do province, Gangjin or Buan county, Gangjin or Buan kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.289
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Cup

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

To 1917Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]From 1917 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 [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. 2548, Freer Galley 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

Label

This cylindrical cup once rested on a ceramic cup-stand with matching deocration and would have been used for serving wine.

Published References

Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 246.Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 6.22, p. 101.

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

Copyright with museum