Ewer with inlaid designs of peony and chrysanthemum

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Goryeo period, late 12th-mid 13th century
Korea, Jeolla-do province, Gangjin or Buan county, Gangjin or Buan kilns
Stoneware with white and black inlays under celadon glaze
20.5 x 21.9 x 14.7 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1909.33a-b

Provenance

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

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

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 1922, 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.