Bottle with carved and incised design of two phoenixes and peony vinescrolls

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Goryeo period, mid 12th century
Korea, Jeollanam-do province, Gangjin county, Gangjin kilns
Stoneware with celadon glaze
28.5 x 18.8 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1912.96

Provenance

To 1912
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1912 [1]

From 1912 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1912 [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. 2361, Freer Galley 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.