To 1980Mr. and Mrs. Samuel D. Berger, Washington, DC collected by Ambassador Samuel D. Berger (1911-1980) 1980Estate of Samuel D. Berger, Washington, DC 1980Graenum and Emma Berger, New York, and Mrs. Samuel D. Berger, Washington, DC From 1980Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Graenum and Emma Berger and Mrs. Samuel D. Berger, May 1980 Notes: See correspondence (copy in object file) between the Freer Gallery and Mr. Graenum Berger, brother of Mr. Samuel D. Berger, and Mrs. Elizabeth L. Berger, widow of Mr. Samuel D. Berger; a letter dated on May 22, 1980 from the Freer Gallery to Mr. Graenum Berger in particular states that the object, along with other two Korean pieces also offered as gift at the same time (F1980.187 and F1980.188), was from the estate of late Mr. Samuel Berger (1911-1980). A receipt issued on March 6, 1980 indicates that these Korean objects (F1980.186, F1980.187, and F1980.188) were delivered from the residence of Mrs. Samuel D. Berger in Washington DC to the Freer Gallery as gift. Samuel D. Berger was a U.S. Ambassador to South Korea from 1961 and resided there for about four years until 1964.  See note 1. See note 1. See note 1.
- Previous Owner(s)
Mr. and Mrs. Graenum and Emma Berger
Samuel D. Berger 1911 - 1980
Mrs. Elizabeth Lee Berger 1913 - 2002
- Published References
Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 10.18, p. 178.
- Collection Area(s)
- Korean Art
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum