Tea bowl

profile interior base
Joseon period, second half of 16th century
Korea, western Gyeongsangnam-do province, Jinju city or Sancheong county
Stoneware (unvitrified porcelain) with clear glaze; gold lacquer repairs
7.1 x 15.7 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art


To 1905
Edward G. Getz, New York to 1905 [1]

From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Edward G. Getz in 1905 [2]

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


[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1337, 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.