Pear-shaped bottle

Goryeo period, late 13th-early 14th century
Korea, Jeolla-do province, Gangjin county or Buan county, Gangjin or Buan kilns
Stoneware with black and white inlays under celadon glaze
35.6 x 19.8 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art


To 1907
Unidentified owner, Japan, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased in Japan from an unidentified owner in spring 1907 [2]

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


[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1553, 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.