Bowl with floral spray decoration in relief

Historical period(s)
Joseon period, 19th century
Porcelain with transparent, pale blue glaze
Bunwon ware
H x W x D: 8 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm (3 1/8 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in)
Korea, Gyeonggi-do province, Gwangju city, Bunwon-ri village, Bunwon kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Lesley R. Levine in memory of Howard D. Levine and Norma G. Levine
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Bunwon ware, flower, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, pale blue glaze, porcelain, WWII-era provenance

Howard D. Levine and Norma G. Levine [1]To 1991Lesley R. Levine, Oakland, CA, by descent from Howard D. Levine and Norma G. Levine, to 1991 [2]From 1991Freer Gallery of Art, given by Lesley R. Levine in 1991Notes:[1] See a photocopy of a typewritten section of "A Partial Description of Art Objects and Antiques in the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Howard D. Levine," dated 1961, and filed with folder sheet in the Registrar's file. See also, Curatorial Remark 1 in the object file.[2] See Freer Gallery of Art Accession List, Collections Management Office. Also, original folder sheet note indicates name of source and location at date of acquisition (see Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record).

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Howard D. Levine
Lesley R. Levine

Published References

Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 10.16, p. 176.

Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics
Google Cultural Institute
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