Glaze: greenish-gray celadon with yellowish discolorations; crackled, and fissured. Base and footrim unglazed.
Decoration: inlaid in white and black slip under glaze, combining stamped and freehand motifs: lotus-petal band around neck; small clouds filling upper bulb; overlapping lotus-petal band below waist, with stamped circles, above stamped cloud-lappet band; four large medallions, two of chrysanthemum sprays, two of cranes in willow trees, alternating with chrysanthemum sprays; overlapping lotus-petal band above base.
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1897 
From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1897 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Original Pottery List, L. 42, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 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.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Rediscovering Korea’s Past (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
Untitled Exhibition, The Japan Society, February 1914 (February 1914)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)