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Jar with designs of tortoises and cranes
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Porcelain with cobalt pigment under transparent, colorless glaze
H x W: 30.5 x 31.8 cm (12 x 12 1/2 in)
Bunwon kilns, Gwangju city, Gyeonggi-do province, Korea
Previous custodian or owner:
Daisho Commercial & Industrial Co., Ltd.
From at least 1969 to 1970
Daisho Commercial & Industrial Co., Ltd, Tokyo, from at least February 12, 1969 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Daisho Commercial & Industrial Co., Ltd., March 16, 1970 
 See correspondence dated February 12, 1969, authorizing Mr. Yoshinobu Daisho to ship the object, along with two other objects, to the Freer Gallery, copy in object file.
A receipt, dated May 13, 1969, confirms the delivery of the objects to the Freer Gallery for the consideration for purchase, copy in object file.
 See Invoice issued by the Daisho Commercial & Industrial Co., Ltd, dated March 16, 1970, copy in object file.
Joseon period (1392 - 1910)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery