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Punch'ong ware bowl

Type
Bowl
Historical period(s)
Joseon period, second half of 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with dipped white slip under transparent glaze
Style
Buncheong ware, Undae-ri type
Dimension(s)
H x Diam: 7.9 x 15.1 cm (3 1/8 x 5 15/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeollanam-do province, Goheung county, Undae-ri kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1996.20

From 1959-1963 to 1996
Mr. Gregory Henderson (died 1988) and Mrs. Maria Henderson (died 2007), West Medford, MA, acquired in Korea from an unnamed dealer during 1959-1963 [1]

From 1996
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mrs. Maria Henderson in 1996 [2]

Notes:

[1] Mr. and Mrs. Henderson acquired this object in Korea whilst they were living in Seoul (see Curatorial Remark 5 in the object record). Also, see Curatorial Remark 1, Louise A. Cort, August 27, 1996, in the object record.

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

Former owner
Mrs. Maria Henderson (died 2007)
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Keyword(s)
Buncheong ware, clear glaze, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, stoneware
Collection(s) Area
Korean Art
Web Resource(s)
Korean Ceramics, Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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