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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with dipped white slip under clear glaze
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 5.7 × 12.8 cm (2 1/4 × 5 1/16 in)
Style:
Buncheong ware, Undae-ri type
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Undae-ri kilns, Jeollanam-do province, Korea
Date:
second half of 16th century
Period:
Joseon period
Description:
Small, ovoidal; bold foot. Five spur-marks inside.
Clay: hard, grayish, heavily modeled.
Glaze: deep cream, stained with brown; close crackle.
Provenance:
To 1898
Yamanaka & Company, to 1898 [1]
From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1898 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 565, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.
[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.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
The Peacock Room Comes to America [2022] (September 3, 2022 - ongoing)
The Peacock Room Comes to America [2017-2019] (October 14, 2017 to January 2, 2019)
The Peacock Room Comes to America [2011-2016] (April 9, 2011 to January 4, 2016)
Cornucopia: Ceramics of Southern Japan (December 19, 2009 to January 9, 2011)
Korean Influences on Japanese Slip-Decorated Ceramics (February 16, 1984 to November 9, 1984)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
Buncheong ware  Search this
Joseon period (1392 - 1910)  Search this
tea  Search this
Korea  Search this
stoneware  Search this
clear glaze  Search this
white slip  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1898.71
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
On View:
Freer Gallery 12: The Peacock Room Comes to America
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Korean Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art
The Story of the Beautiful
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye32b42b2e5-4fbc-45a5-9117-f7909bf8aab9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1898.71