Tea bowl

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Joseon period, second half 16th century
Korea, Eastern Gyeongsangnam-do province, Kimhae or Yangsan
Stoneware (unvitrified porcelain) with clear glaze; lacquer repairs
8.3 x 17.3 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art


To 1896
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1896 [1]

From 1896 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1896 [2]

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


[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 476, 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.