Bowl with incised design of fish among waves

Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, mid 12th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 5.3 x 16 cm (2 1/16 x 6 5/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeolla-do province, Gangjin or Buan county, Gangjin or Buan kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.297
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
fish, Goryeo period (918 - 1392), green glaze, Korea, stoneware, wave
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 1920The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2556, 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

Label

A thin, pointed tool and a comb were used to trace the delicate design of two fish among waves.

Published References

Byung-chang Rhee. Masterpieces of Korean Art. 3 vols., Tokyo. .Sekai toji zenshu (Catalogue of the World's Ceramics). 19 vols., Tokyo, 1976-1982. .

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

Copyright with museum