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Stoneware with misfired celadon glaze
H x W: 6.8 x 17.1 cm (2 11/16 x 6 3/4 in)
Gangjin kilns, Jeollanam-do province, Korea
late 11th-early 12th century
Bowl, deep, slightly ovoidal; six petals lightly indicated in modeled form and notched rim.
Clay: hard, gray, ringing.
Glaze: green glaze, sprinkled with sand-colored fleckings, underfired on base.
Decoration: single line incised under rim, inside.
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1909 
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1909 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 1899, 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
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Koryo (Goryeo) black ware
Goryeo period (918 - 1392)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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Korean Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art
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