Historical period(s)
Joseon period, mid 15th century
Medium
Stoneware with white inlay under transparent, pale blue glaze
Style
Buncheong ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 3.2 x 15.4 cm (1 1/4 x 6 1/16 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeolla-do province
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth Lee Berger
Accession Number
F2002.6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
Buncheong ware, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, pale blue glaze, stoneware, white inlay, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From early 1960s to 2002Rear Adm. George Washington Pressey (died 1966) and Elizabeth Lee Berger (1913-2002), Washington, DC [1]From 2002Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Elizabeth Lee Berger, October 21, 2002 [2]Notes:[1] 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.[2] See Deed of Gift, acknowledging the acceptance of the object as gift to the Freer Gallery on October 21, 2002, copy in object file.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Elizabeth Lee Berger 1913 - 2002

Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics
Google Cultural Institute
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