Tea bowl with triple-aoi crest

Historical period(s)
Joseon period, early 18th century
Medium
Stoneware with cobalt pigment under transparent glaze
Style
Busan ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8.5 x 12.8 x 12.8 cm (3 3/8 x 5 1/16 x 5 1/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Gyeongsangnam-do province, Busan city, Wakan (Waegwan) kiln
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1898.53
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Tea bowl

Keywords
Busan ware, clear glaze, cobalt pigment, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, stoneware, tea
Provenance

To 1898Bunkio Matsuki (1867-1940), Boston, to 1898 [1]From 1898 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bunkio Matsuki in 1898 [2]From 1920Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 406, 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.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Bunkio Matsuki (C.L. Freer source) 1867-1940

Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum