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Medium:
Stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 x 16.5 cm (2 3/8 x 6 1/2 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Gangjin kilns, Jeollanam-do province, Korea
Date:
mid 12th century
Period:
Goryeo period
Description:
Bowl, small ovoidal; low foot; two silica spur-marks on base (third spur missing).
Clay: hard, gray, sonorous.
Glaze: luminous gray-green celadon; crackled.
Decoration: in molded relief in paste under glaze: four fish leaping among waves.
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
The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2557, 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
Exhibition History:
Korean Ceramics of the Koryo Dynasty (May 9, 1993 to August 7, 2011)
Korean Art (May 9, 1993 to January 29, 1997)
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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Goryeo period (918 - 1392)  Search this
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Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1917.298
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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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/ye332307000-7f76-423a-8f04-ac2c752f159e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1917.298