Box for Korean archaeological objects

Historical period(s)
Modern period, circa 1917
Lacquered wood with red and gold lacquer decoration
H x W x D: 22.6 x 40.7 x 29.2 cm (8 7/8 x 16 x 11 1/2 in)
Japan or Korea
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Container, Lacquer


Korea, Modern period (1910 - present)

To 1917Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]From 1917 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1917 [2]From 1920The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1270, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Also see Curatorial Remarks 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. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References

Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 8.8, p. 147.

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

Copyright with museum