Vessel Stand

Historical period(s)
Ara Gaya, Gaya federation, Three Kingdoms period, late 4th-early 5th century
Unglazed stoneware
H x W x D: 20 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm (7 7/8 x 7 x 7 in)
Korea, Gyeongsangnam-do province, Haman-gun
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Vessel stand

Korea, stoneware, Three Kingdoms period (1st century BCE - 7th century CE), unglazed, WWII-era provenance

From circa 1963-1965 to 1996Mr. Yoshida, Antique Yoshida, Kyoto, acquired in Kyoto or Osaka between 1963 and 1965 [1]From 1996 to 1998Mrs. Keum Ja Kang, the Kang Collection, New York, purchased from Mr. Yoshida, on October 1, 1996 [2]From 1998 Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from the Kang Collection, October 22, 1998 [3] Notes:[1] See Invoice issued by Mr. Yoshida, Antique Yoshida, to the Kang Collection, dated October 1, 1996, copy in object file. In the invoice, Mr. Yoshida stated that he had acquired this object, along with four other items that he sold to the Kang Collection, between 1963 and 1965 in Kyoto and Osaka. See also provenance record for F1998.304a-b, which was purchased together with this vessel.[2] See Mr. Yoshida's Invoice, dated October 1, 1996, cited in note 1.[3] See Kang Collection's Invoice, dated October 22, 1998, copy in object file.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. Yoshida
Mrs. Keum-Ja Kang

Published References

Edward B. Adams. Korea's Pottery Heritage. 2 vols., Seoul, 1986-1990. .Wonyong Kim. Kankoku kodai (Korean Prehistoric and Ancient Periods). Sekai toji zenshu, vol. 17 Tokyo. .Korean Ancient Pottery. Seoul, December 1997. .Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 10.1, p. 154.

Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics
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