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Medium:
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.7 x 13 cm (2 5/8 x 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Jeolla-do province, Korea
Date:
second half of 15th-first half of 16th century
Period:
Joseon period
Description:
Bowl with low wall, round rim very slightly everted, almost flat interior bottom and thick, irregular ring foot.
Clay: stoneware with numerous small stone inclusions.
Glaze: dark brown iron-based glaze. Glazed over all except random areas of interior of foot. Five large sandy spur marks evenly spaced around glazed foot rim.
Decoration: none.
Provenance:
From 1959-1963 to 1996
Mr. Gregory Henderson (died 1988) and Mrs. Maria Henderson (died 2007), West Medford, MA, acquired in Korea from an unnamed source during 1959-1963 [1]
From 1996
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mrs. Maria Henderson in 1996 [2]
Notes:
[1] Mr. and Mrs. Henderson acquired this object in Korea whilst they were living in Seoul (according to an undated note in the object record).
[2] See Freer Gallery of Art Accession List, Collections Management Office.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Korean Ceramics (February 4, 1997 to August 7, 2011)
Previous custodian or owner:
Mrs. Maria Henderson (died 2007)
Topic:
Joseon period (1392 - 1910)  Search this
Korea  Search this
stoneware  Search this
brown and black glaze  Search this
Korean Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1996.18
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/ye313121c72-33b2-43a0-94f2-5efab9355fff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1996.18