Stoneware with dipped white slip under transparent glaze; gold lacquer repairs
H x W: 7.6 x 17.7 cm (3 x 6 15/16 in)
Possibly Busan ware
possibly Wakan (Waegwan) kiln, Busan, Gyeongsangnam-do province, Korea
Busan ware, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), tea, Korea, gold, stoneware, clear glaze, white slip, Korean Art, lacquer repair
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
second half of 17th century
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1905 Yamanaka & Company, to 1905  From 1905 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1905  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  See Original Pottery List, L. 1439, 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.  See note 1.  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.
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