Covered box with inlaid design of chrysanthemum spray

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Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, mid 12th century
Medium
Stoneware with black and white inlays under celadon glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 3.5 x 8.4 x 8.4 cm (1 3/8 x 3 5/16 x 3 5/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeolla-do province, Gangjin or Buan county, Gangjin or Buan kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby in memory of Rolf Jacoby
Accession Number
F1991.81a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Container
Type

Box

Keywords
black and white inlay, chrysanthemum, flower, Goryeo period (918 - 1392), green glaze, Korea, slip, stoneware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1947-1950 to 1991
Mr. Rolf R. Jacoby (died 1989) and Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby (died 2002), Centreville, MD and Washington, D.C., acquired by Rolf R. Jacoby in Korea between 1947-1950 [1]

From 1991
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby in 1991 [2]

Notes:

[1] "This object, along with the others given with it, was acquired by Rolf Jacoby, the donor's late husband, in Korea between 1947 and 1950, while he served as a diplomat" (according to a note by Kate Theimer, November 28, 1995, in the object record).

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby died 2002
Mr. Rolf R. Jacoby and Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby

Published References
  • Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 10.7, p. 164.
Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum