Bunwon ware, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, porcelain, pale blue glaze, Korean Art
Gift of Elizabeth Lee Berger
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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