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Catalog Data

Medium:
Unglazed earthenware
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.6 x 27 x 27 cm (10 7/8 x 10 5/8 x 10 5/8 in)
Style:
Gimhae-type ware
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Korea
Date:
5th century
Period:
Three Kingdoms period
Previous custodian or owner:
Mrs. Keum-Ja Kang
Provenance:
From about 1935-1940
Private collection, Japan, from about 1935-1940 [1]
To 1986
Mrs. Keum Ja Kang, Frankfurt, Germany, purchased from a private collector in Japan [2]
From 1986
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mrs. Keum Ja Kang, Frankfurt, on May 12, 1986 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Invoice issued by Mrs. Keum Ja Kang to the Freer Gallery of Art on May 12, 1986, copy in object file. In the invoice, Mrs. Keum-Ja Kang indicates that she purchased this jar, along with two other Korean ancient jars, "in Japan from a private collector who claimed the fact that his parents had bought the three Korean pots [F1986.24, F1986.25, and one jar that was not ultimately purchased by the Freer and returned to the vendor] in Japan during the period of 1935-1940." The invoice does not indicate the date of acquisition of the vessel by Mrs. Kang.
[2] See Invoice cited in note 1.
[3] See Invoice cited in note 1.
Topic:
Three Kingdoms period (1st century BCE - 7th century CE)  Search this
Korea  Search this
earthenware  Search this
unglazed  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Gimhae ware  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1986.25
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_F1986.25