Historical period(s)
Joseon period, 18th-19th century
Medium
Porcelain with transparent, pale blue glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 1.5 x 1.5 cm (9/16 x 9/16 in)
Geography
Korea
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.495
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Jewelry and Ornament
Type

Bead

Keywords
Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, pale blue glaze, porcelain
Provenance

Reportedly excavated in Korea [1]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 [4]Notes:[1] According to information provided by Yamanaka and Company (see Curatorial Remarks, H.E. Buckman, 1964, in the object record). Also see F1917.317.1, Curatorial Remark 5, Louise Cort, July 8, 2010, in the object record. [2] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 1270, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. [3] See note 2.[4] 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

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

Copyright with museum