Small jar, adapted to use as a tea caddy

profile with lid
profile with lid profile without lid base
Joseon period, first half of 17th century
Korea, eastern Gyeongsangnam-do province
Stoneware (unvitrified porcelain) with iron pigment under transparent glaze; gold lacquer repairs; ivory lid
6.9 x 8.8 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1901.102a-b

Provenance

To 1901
Rufus E. Moore, New York, NY, to 1901 [1]

From 1901 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Rufus E. Moore in 1901 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, 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.