Bowl

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Joseon period, mid 15th century
Korea, Jeollanam-do province, Gwangju, Chunghyo-dong kilns
Stoneware with white inlay under transparent, pale blue glaze
9.0 x 19.7 cm
Gift of Elizabeth Lee Berger
Freer Gallery of Art
F2002.5

Provenance

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

From 2002
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Elizabeth Lee Berger, October 21, 2002 [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 Deed of Gift, acknowledging the acceptance of the object as gift to the Freer Gallery on October 21, 2002, copy in object file.