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Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, 14th century
Stoneware with white and black inlays beneath celadon glaze; silver fitting and cap
H x W: 36.2 x 20.8 cm (14 1/4 x 8 3/16 in)
Korea, Jeollanam-do province, Gangjin county, Gangjin kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number

To 1897
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1897 [1]

From 1897 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1897 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]


[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 42, 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.

Former owner
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel
black inlay, chrysanthemum, crane, Goryeo period (918 - 1392), green glaze, Korea, stoneware, white inlay, willow tree
Collection(s) Area
Korean Art
Web Resource(s)
Korean Ceramics, The Story of the Beautiful, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

We are excited to reopen the Freer on October 7, 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors.
The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.