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Jar

Type
Jar
Historical period(s)
Baekje kingdom or Gaya federation, Three Kingdoms period, early 5th century
Medium
Unglazed stoneware with traces of natural ash glaze
Dimension(s)
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
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1985.17

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.

Former owner
Mrs. Keum-Ja Kang
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Korea, stoneware, Three Kingdoms period (1st century BCE - 7th century CE), unglazed, WWII-era provenance
Collection(s) Area
Korean Art
Web Resource(s)
Korean Ceramics, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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