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Medium:
Stoneware with iron pigment under celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 x 9 cm (2 3/8 x 3 9/16 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Gangjin or Buan kilns, Jeolla-do province, Korea
Date:
first half of 12th century
Period:
Goryeo period
Description:
Cup, cylindrical-ovoid; bold basal ring; three spur-marks.
Clay: hard, grayish, sonant.
Glaze: greenish-gray celadon with a brownish area.
Decoration: painted in black under glaze.
Provenance:
To 1917
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]
From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 [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. 2548, Freer Galley 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
Exhibition History:
Cranes and Clouds: The Korean Art of Ceramic Inlay (November 5, 2011 to January 3, 2016)
Korean Art (December 17, 1984 to June 23, 1986)
Korean Art (March 20, 1982 to 2 April 1984)
Korean Art (June 4, 1982 to September 23, 1982)
Korean Art (July 15, 1981 to September 15, 1981)
Korean Art (March 20, 1980 to March 3, 1981)
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)
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Charles Lang Freer collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.289
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/ye30d618f8c-264c-41b4-aa24-0394ae5c5312
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.289