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Stoneware with celadon glaze
H x W: 6.4 x 17.8 cm (2 1/2 x 7 in)
Furniture and Furnishing
Gangjin kilns, Jeollanam-do province, Korea
first half of 12th century
Stand: cup-shaped, the ovoidal cup resting in a broad, foliated plate which has a high spreading foot with four silica spur-marks underneath. Two chips in rim.
Clay: hard, sonant, gray.
Glaze: lustrous grayish-green.
Decoration: incised in paste under glaze, defining six overlapping petals.
Spurs: four silica spur-marks on footring.
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1912 
From 1912 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1912 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2365, 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
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Korean Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to October 13, 1978)
Previous custodian or owner:
Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
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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