Bottle with design of peony vinescrolls

Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, first half of 12th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron pigment under celadon glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 22 x 15.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/8 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeollanam-do province, Gangjin county, Gangjin kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.290
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle (maebyeong)

Keywords
Goryeo period (918 - 1392), green glaze, iron pigment, Korea, 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. 2549, 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

Published References

Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 78.Roger Goepper. Treasures from Korea: Art Through 5000 Years. Exh. cat. London. p. 135."Selon les ecritures." Kim En Joong. France. p. 156.Sekai toji zenshu (Catalogue of the World's Ceramics). 19 vols., Tokyo, 1976-1982. p. 186, fig. 82.

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

Copyright with museum