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Tea-ceremony water jar
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Tea-ceremony water jar

Medium:
Stoneware with translucent glaze; lacquered wooden lid
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14.1 x 20.1 x 20.1 cm (5 9/16 x 7 15/16 x 7 15/16 in)
Style:
Busan ware
Type:
Ceramic, Vessel
Origin:
Wakan (Waegwan) kiln, Busan, Gyeongsangnam-do province, Korea
Topic:
Busan ware, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), water, tea, Korea, stoneware, clear glaze, Korean Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
17th century
Period:
Joseon period
Accession Number:
F1899.72a-b
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1899 Yamanaka & Company, to 1899 [1] From 1899 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1899 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 113, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City. [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.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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