Jar

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Baekje kingdom or Gaya federation, Three Kingdoms period, early 5th century
Korea, Jeollanam-do province
Unglazed stoneware with traces of natural ash glaze
30.5 x 31.5 x 31.5 cm
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1985.17

Provenance

To 1985
Mrs. Keum Ja Kang, Frankfurt, Germany, to 1985 [1]

From 1985
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mrs. Keum Ja Kang, April 10, 1985 [2]

Notes:

[1] A receipt issued on January 18, 1985, copy in object file, acknowledges the delivery of two Korean vessels (F1985.17 and a Chosun jar, which was not purchased by the Freer and returned to the vendor), from Kang Gallery to the Freer for the purchase consideration.

[2] See Invoice issued by Mrs. Keum Ja Kang to the Freer Gallery of Art on April 10, 1985, copy in object file.