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Ara Gaya, Gaya federation, Three Kingdoms period, late 4th-early 5th century
Korea, Gyeongsangnam-do province, Haman-gun
Unglazed stoneware
20.0 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
F1998.305

Provenance

From circa 1963-1965 to 1996
Mr. Yoshida, Antique Yoshida, Kyoto, acquired in Kyoto or Osaka between 1963 and 1965 [1]

From 1996 to 1998
Mrs. Keum Ja Kang, the Kang Collection, New York, purchased from Mr. Yoshida, on October 1, 1996 [2]

From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from the Kang Collection, October 22, 1998 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Invoice issued by Mr. Yoshida, Antique Yoshida, to the Kang Collection, dated October 1, 1996, copy in object file. In the invoice, Mr. Yoshida stated that he had acquired this object, along with four other items that he sold to the Kang Collection, between 1963 and 1965 in Kyoto and Osaka. See also provenance record for F1998.304a-b, which was purchased together with this vessel.

[2] See Mr. Yoshida's Invoice, dated October 1, 1996, cited in note 1.

[3] See Kang Collection's Invoice, dated October 22, 1998, copy in object file.