Jar with design of dragon

profile 3/4 profile base
Joseon period, second half of 17th century
Korea, Hwanghae-do province
Stoneware (unvitrified porcelain) with iron pigment under transparent glaze
15.2 x 26.5 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art


To 1897
Charles A. Dana (1819-1897), New York to 1897 [1]

From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at auction, the Dana Collection Sale, American Art Galleries, New York February 24-26, 1898, no. 39 [2]

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


[1] Undated folder sheet note, object file. Also see Original Pottery List, L. 37, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.See also, Curatorial Remark 14, Louise Cort, July 18, 2005, in the object record.

[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.