Box for Korean archaeological objects

Historical period(s)
Modern period, circa 1917
Lacquered persimmon wood
H x W x D (overall): 27.6 x 41.9 x 22.9 cm (10 7/8 x 16 1/2 x 9 in)
Korea or Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Freer Gallery 14: Rediscovering Korea's Past


Korea, map, Modern period (1910 - present)

To 1917Mr. S. Yamanaka, Kyoto, to 1917 [1]From 1917 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), given by Mr. S. Yamanaka of Kyoto, through Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, in 1917 [2]From 1920The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] See the Accession List, Collections Management office. See also, Original Bronze List, S.I. 1271, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. For further details regarding the gift, see Curatorial Remark 4, H.E. Buckman, 1964, in the object record, as well as F1917.306.2a-f, Curatorial Remark 2, Louise Cort, July 8, 2010, in the object record.[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.
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References

Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 8.9, p. 148.

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

Copyright with museum

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