From the early 1980s to 1996
Mrs. Keum-Ja Kang, the Kang Collection, New York, acquired in Seoul in the early 1980s 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from the Kang Collection, May 21, 1996 
 According to notes in the object's record, Mrs. Kang acquired this jar in Seoul, South Korea in the early 1980s. The base of the jar bears a paper label with stamped cancellation signifying that the jar was cleared through appropriate government channels before being brought to the United States.
 See Invoice issued by Kang Collection to the Freer Gallery on May 21, 1996, copy in object file.