Box

3/4 profile
3/4 profile 3/4 top view top view lid and base
Goryeo period, first half of 13th century
Korea, Jeolla-do province, Gangjin or Buan county, Gangjin or Buan kilns
Stoneware with white and black inlays under celadon glaze
3.5 x 7.9 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.25a-b

Provenance

To 1909
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1909 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1914, 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.