Bowl with molded six-lobed form and design of peony

Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, 12th century
Medium
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 6 x 19.2 cm (2 3/8 x 7 9/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeollanam-do province, Gangjin county, Gangjin kilns, Sadang-ri group
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1918.145
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Goryeo period (918 - 1392), green glaze, Korea, peony, stoneware
Provenance

To 1918Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1918 [1]From 1918 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1918 [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. 2584, 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 molded and carved design of a single large tree-peony blossom fills the interior of this six-lobed bowl.

Published References

Sekai toji zenshu (Catalogue of the World's Ceramics). 16 vols, Tokyo, 1955-1958. pl. 74.Robert P. Griffing Jr. The Art of the Korean Potter: Silla, Koryo, Yi. New York and Greenwich, CT, Spring 1968. cat. 26.Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 226.Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 6.12, p. 89.

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

Copyright with museum