Stoneware with white inlay under transparent, pale blue glaze
H x Diam (overall): 9 x 19.7 cm (3 9/16 x 7 3/4 in)
Chunghyo-dong kilns, Gwangju, Jeollanam-do province, Korea
Buncheong ware, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, stoneware, pale blue glaze, Korean Art, white inlay
Gift of Elizabeth Lee Berger
Freer, Gallery 14: Cranes and Clouds: Inlay in Korean Ceramics
mid 15th century
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
From early 1960s to 2002 Rear Adm. George Washington Pressey (died 1966) and Elizabeth Lee Berger (primo voto Mrs. George Washington Pressey) (1913-2002), Washington, D.C.  From 2002 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Elizabeth Lee Berger, October 21, 2002  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 Deed of Gift, acknowledging the acceptance of the object as gift to the Freer Gallery on October 21, 2002, copy in object file.
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