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Catalog Data

Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.7 x 18.8 cm (2 5/8 x 7 3/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Buan kilns, Yucheon-ri group, Jeollabuk-do province, Korea
Date:
first half 12th century
Period:
Goryeo period
Description:
Bowl, broad ovoidal; low foot with three silica spur-marks on base inside rim; notched rim.
Clay: hard, sonorous.
Glaze: soft, lustrous grayish-green; crackled in long lines.
Decoration: molded and incised, inside: lotus in bottom; three frolicking children among foliage on sides; single line incised below rim.
Provenance:
To 1909
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 1907, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[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
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Topic:
ceramic  Search this
Goryeo period (918 - 1392)  Search this
lotus  Search this
green glaze  Search this
Korea  Search this
stoneware  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Korean Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art
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/ye3ef79d5b7-421d-4bdc-bc54-32cbda96471f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1909.18