Bottle with inlaid design of willow trees and reeds

Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, second half of 14th century
Medium
Stoneware with white and black inlays under celadon glaze
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 31.6 x 18.8 cm (12 7/16 x 7 3/8 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeollanam-do, Chungcheongnam-do, or Gyeonggi-do province
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1909.27
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle (maebyeong)

Keywords
black inlay, Goryeo period (918 - 1392), green glaze, Korea, stoneware, white inlay
Provenance

To 1909Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1909 [1]From 1909 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1909 [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. 1916, 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)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References

Mikami Tsugio. Chosen no meito: senshi kara Richo made. Tokyo. cat. 62.National Government of Korea. Chonson Period Ceramics in the Lee Hong-kun Collection. Seoul. cat. 36.Robert L. Hobson, Edward S. Morse, Rose Sickler Williams. Chinese, Corean, and Japanese Potteries: Descriptive Catalogue of the Loan Exhibition. Exh. cat. New York, March 2-21, 1914. cat. 143.Sekai toji zenshu (Catalogue of the World's Ceramics). 19 vols., Tokyo, 1976-1982. .Lorraine d'Oremieux Warner. Eastern Art: An Annual. vols. 2 - 3, Philadelphia, 1930 - 1931. pl. 42, fig. 67.Evelyn B. McCune. The Arts of Korea: An Illustrated History. Rutland, VT and Tokyo, 1961 -1962. cat. 157.Evelyn B. McCune. Korean Pottery of the Koryo Period (935-1392). vol. 2, no. 32 Washington, April 12, 1945. p. 1.

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

Copyright with museum