Storage jar

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Joseon period, ca. 1900
Korea, Hwanghaenam-do province, Haeju
Porcelain with cobalt and iron pigments under transparent glaze
25.5 x 29.7 x 29.7 cm
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1996.23

Provenance

From the early 1980s to 1996
Mrs. Keum-Ja Kang, the Kang Collection, New York, acquired in Seoul in the early 1980s [1]

From 1996
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from the Kang Collection, May 21, 1996 [2]

Notes:

[1] 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.

[2] See Invoice issued by Kang Collection to the Freer Gallery on May 21, 1996, copy in object file.