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Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, mid 13th century
Stoneware with painted black and white slips under celadon glaze
3.3 x 9.8 x 9.8 cm
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
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
Decoration with painted slip was a simple alternative to the inlaid slip decoration seen on other Korean celadon pieces. This small vessel was made as a saucer for a cylindrical cup.

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]


[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.

Former owner
Mr. Rolf R. Jacoby and Mrs. Maureen R. Jacoby
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel
black slip, flower, Goryeo period (918 - 1392), green glaze, Korea, stoneware, white slip
Collection(s) Area
Korean Art
Web Resource(s)
Korean Ceramics, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum

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