Box with inlaid design of paired cranes and clouds

3/4 top
3/4 top profile top view interior and lid base and interior of lid
Goryeo period, first half of 13th century
Korea, Jeolla-do province, Gangjin or Buan county, Gangjin or Buan kilns
Stoneware with white and black inlays under celadon glaze
2.1 x 3.6 cm
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
F1917.292a-b

Provenance

To 1917
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]

From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1917 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 2551, 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.