Storage jar

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Historical period(s)
Joseon period, ca. 1900
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt and iron pigments under transparent glaze
Style
Haeju ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 25.5 x 29.7 x 29.7 cm (10 1/16 x 11 11/16 x 11 11/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Hwanghaenam-do province, Haeju
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1996.23
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar (tanji)

Keywords
clear glaze, cobalt pigment, Haeju ware, iron pigment, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, porcelain, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From the early 1980s to 1996
Mrs. Keum-Ja Kang, the Kang Collection, New York, acquired in Seoul in the early 1980s [1]

From 1996
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from the Kang Collection, May 21, 1996 [2]

Notes:

[1] According to notes in the object's record, Mrs. Kang acquired this jar in Seoul, South Korea in the early 1980s. The base of the jar bears a paper label with stamped cancellation signifying that the jar was cleared through appropriate government channels before being brought to the United States.

[2] See Invoice issued by Kang Collection to the Freer Gallery on May 21, 1996, copy in object file.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Keum-Ja Kang

Published References
  • Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 10.23, p. 184.
Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

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