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Jar

Jar

Medium:
Unglazed stoneware
Dimensions:
H x Diam (overall): 30 x 27.3 cm (11 13/16 x 10 3/4 in)
Type:
Ceramic, Vessel
Origin:
Korea
Topic:
Three Kingdoms period (1st century B.C.E. - 7th century C.E.), Korea, stoneware, unglazed, Korean Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard L. Mellott, in honor of Louise Cort
Date:
second half of 4th century
Period:
Three Kingdoms period
Accession Number:
F2002.1
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
From 1966 to 2002 Richard L. Mellott, Larkspur, CA, purchased in Pusan, South Korea, in 1966 [1] From 2002 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Richard L. Mellott, on August 08, 2002 [2] Notes: [1] According to the accounts provided by Richard L. Mellott in his email correspondence (copy in object file), he purchased this vessel in either November or December of 1966 in Pusan, South Korea, when he was stationed there in the U.S. Army. In 1967, he shipped it to the United States with his other household goods. [2] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, designating 8 August 2002 as its acceptance date.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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