From early 1960s to 1985
Rear Adm. George Washington Pressey (died 1966) and Elizabeth Lee Berger (1913-2002), Washington, D.C. 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Elizabeth Lee Berger, January 3, 1985 
 According to information in the object's record, the vessel was acquired in Korea by Mrs. Berger and her first husband, Rear Adm. George Washington Pressey (died 1966), when they were posted there in the early 1960s.
 See Invoice, issued by Mrs. Elizabeth L. Berger (Mrs. Samuel D. Berger), signed and dated 3 January 1985, copy in object file.