Historical period(s)
Baekje kingdom or Gaya federation, Three Kingdoms period, early 5th century
Medium
Unglazed stoneware with traces of natural ash glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 30.5 x 31.5 x 31.5 cm (12 x 12 3/8 x 12 3/8 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeollanam-do province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1985.17
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
Korea, stoneware, Three Kingdoms period (1st century BCE - 7th century CE), unglazed, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1985
Mrs. Keum Ja Kang, Frankfurt, Germany, to 1985 [1]

From 1985
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mrs. Keum Ja Kang, April 10, 1985 [2]

Notes:

[1] A receipt issued on January 18, 1985, copy in object file, acknowledges the delivery of two Korean vessels (F1985.17 and a Chosun jar, which was not purchased by the Freer and returned to the vendor), from Kang Gallery to the Freer for the purchase consideration.

[2] See Invoice issued by Mrs. Keum Ja Kang to the Freer Gallery of Art on April 10, 1985, copy in object file.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Keum-Ja Kang

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

Copyright with museum