Three Kingdoms period (1st century B.C.E. - 7th century C.E.), Korea, stoneware, unglazed, Korean Art
late 5th-mid 6th century
Three Kingdoms period
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
From early 1960s to 1985 Rear Adm. George Washington Pressey (died 1966) and Elizabeth Lee Berger (primo voto Mrs. George Washington Pressey) (1913-2002), Washington, D.C.  From 1985 Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Elizabeth Lee Berger, January 3, 1985  Notes:  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.  See Invoice, issued by Mrs. Elizabeth L. Berger (Mrs. Samuel D. Berger), signed and dated 3 January 1985, copy in object file.
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