Joseon period (1392 - 1910), tea, Korea, porcelain, pale blue glaze, Korean Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
second half 16th century
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
To 1902 Samuel Colman (1832-1920), New York, NY, and Newport, RI, to 1902  From 1902 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased at the sale of the Samuel Colman Collection, American Art Association, New York, March 19-22, 1902  From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920  Notes:  Undated folder sheet note. See Original Pottery List, L. 1134, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Samuel Colman was collecting Asian objects by at least 1880 (see Curatorial Remark 11, Louise Cort, April 20, 2007, in the object record).  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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