Historical period(s)
Joseon period, 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with brushed white slip under transparent glaze
Style
Buncheong ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7.9 x 18.3 x 18.3 cm (3 1/8 x 7 3/16 x 7 3/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeolla-do or Gyeongsang-do province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1996.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Buncheong ware, clear glaze, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, stoneware, white slip, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1962
Lee Dyingkak, Korea, to 1962 [1]

From early 1962 to 1996
Mr. Gregory Henderson (died 1988) and Mrs. Maria Henderson (died 2007), West Medford, MA, received from Lee Dyingkak, in Korea, in early 1962 [2]

From 1996
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mrs. Maria Henderson in 1996 [3]

Notes:

[1] Lee Dyingkak presented this object to Mr. and Mrs. Henderson whilst they were living in Seoul (according to an undated note in the object record). Also, see Curatorial Remark 1, Louise A. Cort, August 27, 1996, in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See Freer Gallery of Art Accession List, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Maria Henderson died 2007

Label

A coarse rice-straw brush was used to apply white slip to this bowl, creating a decorative pattern on the dark stoneware body.

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

Copyright with museum