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Goryeo period, mid 13th century
Korea, Jeolla-do province, Gangjin or Buan county, Gangjin kilns, Sadang-ri group, or Buan kilns, Yucheon-ri group
Stoneware with copper-red pigment and white slip under celadon glaze
30.5 x 16.7 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1915.50a-b

Provenance

To 1915
Kuroda Takuma, Japan, to 1915 [1]

From 1915 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Kuroda Takuma, in San Francisco, in 1915 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 2429, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Curatorial Remark 22, Louise Cort, March 11, 2011, and Curatorial Remark 23, Louise Cort, September 3, 2011, in the object record.

[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.