Historical period(s)
Joseon period, 16th century
Medium
Porcelain with transparent, pale blue glaze
Style
Bunwon ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7.3 x 13.6 x 13.6 cm (2 7/8 x 5 3/8 x 5 3/8 in)
Geography
Korea, Gyeonggi-do province, Gwangju county, Bunwon kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1996.17
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Bunwon ware, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, pale blue glaze, porcelain, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1959-1963 to 1996Mr. Gregory Henderson (died 1988) and Mrs. Maria Henderson (died 2007), West Medford, MA, acquired in Korea from an unnamed source during 1959-1963 [1]From 1996Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mrs. Maria Henderson in 1996 [2]Notes:[1] Mr. and Mrs. Henderson acquired this object in Korea whilst they were living in Seoul (according to an undated note in the object record). [2] See Freer Gallery of Art Accession List, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Maria Henderson died 2007

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