Bowl with inlaid inscription

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Joseon period, 1420-1450
Korea, Gyeongsangbuk-do province
Stoneware with white inlay under transparent glaze; gold lacquer repairs
8.5 x 19.0 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1898.86

Provenance

To 1898
Yamanaka & Company, to 1898 [1]

From 1898 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1898 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 570, 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.