Tea bowl, unkaku type

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Joseon period, second quarter of 17th century
Korea, Gyeongsangnam-do province, Busan, Wakan (Waegwan) kiln
Stoneware with white and black inlays under celadon glaze
10.4 x 14.9 x 14.9 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. 206 [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. 313, 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.