Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Medium:
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under transparent, colorless glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 30.5 x 31.8 cm (12 x 12 1/2 in)
Style:
Bunwon ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Bunwon kilns, Gwangju city, Gyeonggi-do province, Korea
Date:
19th century
Period:
Joseon period
Previous custodian or owner:
Daisho Commercial & Industrial Co., Ltd.
Provenance:
From at least 1969 to 1970
Daisho Commercial & Industrial Co., Ltd, Tokyo, from at least February 12, 1969 [1]
From 1970
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Daisho Commercial & Industrial Co., Ltd., March 16, 1970 [2]
Notes:
[1] See correspondence dated February 12, 1969, authorizing Mr. Yoshinobu Daisho to ship the object, along with two other objects, to the Freer Gallery, copy in object file.
A receipt, dated May 13, 1969, confirms the delivery of the objects to the Freer Gallery for the consideration for purchase, copy in object file.
[2] See Invoice issued by the Daisho Commercial & Industrial Co., Ltd, dated March 16, 1970, copy in object file.
Topic:
crane  Search this
Bunwon ware  Search this
Joseon period (1392 - 1910)  Search this
cobalt pigment  Search this
Korea  Search this
porcelain  Search this
clear glaze  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1970.6a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
Korean Ceramics
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1970.6a-c