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Silla kingdom, Three Kingdoms period, late 5th-mid 6th century
Korea, Gyeongsang-do province
Unglazed stoneware
47.1 x 38.4 cm
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1985.4

Provenance

From early 1960s to 1985
Rear Adm. George Washington Pressey (died 1966) and Elizabeth Lee Berger (1913-2002), Washington, D.C. [1]

From 1985
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Elizabeth Lee Berger, January 3, 1985 [2]

Notes:

[1] 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.

[2] See Invoice, issued by Mrs. Elizabeth L. Berger (Mrs. Samuel D. Berger), signed and dated 3 January 1985, copy in object file.