Gangjin kilns, possibly Samheung-ri group, Jeollanam-do province, Korea
late 10th-11th century
Dish, shallow with everted rim; low foot, unglazed footring, with four spur-marks on footring, somewhat to outside.
Clay: hard, ringing.
Glaze: brownish gray-green celadon, with areas of lighter gray-green.
Decoration: incised ring, inside.
Unknown owners, Seoul 
From 1884-1898 to 1907
Dr. Horace N. Allen (1858-1932), Toledo, Ohio, purchased from unknown owners, in Seoul, during 1884-1898 
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Dr. Horace N. Allen in 1907 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Horace N. Allen acquired his collection in Seoul between 1884 and 1898. See Horace Allen, Copy of a Certified Catalogue of a Collection of Ancient Korean Pottery:
purchased and owned by Horace Newton Allen (Nak Tong [Korea]: Seoul Press, 1901), pg. 7.
 Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 1637, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Pamphlets S.I. 738 and S.I. 739, for Allen Correspondence, as well as Pamphlet S.I. 740, Original Allen Catalogue, No. 35, pg. 14.
 See note 2.
 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
Previous custodian or owner:
Dr. Horace N. Allen (1858-1932) (C.L. Freer source)