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Spoils of Time
Korean folk art carved wood figure. Bearded man in traditional attire. Holding a pipe in left hand, the right hand positioned to hold a staff and pierced for that purpose (staff missing.) Good condition save a couple chips along the brim of the hat. Height 8 1/2 inches (21.59 cm)
Rare Antique and Genuine Traditional Korean Shaman's Bells (Muryoeng) used in shaman rituals for Summoning Good Spirits and Repelling Bad Spirits. You often see these bells depicted in antique paintings of Korean shamans. These shaman's bells that we offer here are not to be confused with the modern reproductions that you see for sale on eBay. These are genuine shaman implements with old workmanship and a beautiful patina from many years of traditional use a very long time ago...
Small Korean rectangular stand made of elm wood, elegant lines and design, beautiful patina with traces of red lacquer, very simple and useful, 19th century. 11" high x 19 1/4" wide x 13 3/4" deep.
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Provenance: from the most reputable Korean Ceramics dealer in New York City.
KOREAN 12th Century Goryeo or Koryo celadon EWER, nicely potted with the desired kingfisher blue glaze on part of the vessel, the other side lacking in color. Purchased from the most reputable dealer in New York City. No chips or cracks or visible breaks. Height is 8.75 inches or 22 cm.
Gorgeous antique Korean two-unit stacked chest (ichung nong), made of lacquered burl, paloma, and elmwood ( or zelkovia), with high quality white brass accents of flowers, cranes, and butterflies to symbolize good fortune and happiness. Has brass handles on front and sides of each unit. Size: 34.5" length, 16" width, 53" tall stacked (top unit 23.75" tall, bottom unit 29" tall)
Palmrose Asian Antiques
A small Korean wooden tiger-legs table made of pine wood and with a dark reddish brown lacquer finish. The table top is 12 sided and measures about 7 1/2" high x 12 3/4" in diameter. The table dates to the early 20th Century, and is constructed using joinery and wooden pegs, without the use of any metal nails or fasteners. The top of the table is carved out from one solid piece of wood. A small table like this was probably used to serve drinks...
Korean Art and Antiques
Rare Artist's Proof Lithograph, Cosmogony No. 7 (Formation of living form) created in 1965 by Renowned Korean Artist Don Ahn aka Ahn Dong Kuk (1937 - 2013). Don Ahn was a pioneer of Korean art in America. In the 1950s he was the first to move permanently to the US and receive recognition here, beginning with the 1952 exhibition of his work at the Kilbride Bradley Gallery in Minneapolis, the very first exhibition of Korean contemporary art in America...
Korean Art and Antiques
My Body III, a rare charcoal created in 1965 by Renowned Korean Artist Don Ahn aka Ahn Dong Kuk (1937 - 2013). Don Ahn was a pioneer of Korean art in America. In the 1950s he was the first to move permanently to the US and receive recognition here, beginning with the 1952 exhibition of his work at the Kilbride Bradley Gallery in Minneapolis, the very first exhibition of Korean contemporary art in America...
Korean Art and Antiques
This is an important painting in Korean art history. It was featured as the very first illustration, Plate Number 1, in the catalogue of the historic Korean Cultural Service exhibition, Coloring Time, the first exhibition ever to cover the history of Korean art in America. This is Dragon in the Fog, painted in 1997 by Renowned Korean Artist Don Ahn aka Ahn Dong Kuk (1937 - 2013). Don Ahn was a pioneer of Korean art in America...
Ido Ware, Korean Joseon Dynasty (16th-17th century). The light cream bowl is decorated overall with a crackled cream glaze.
Rustic and sophisticated at the same time, this vessel is another great example of the beauty of Korean Ido chawans.
"Ido" chawan (tea bowl) is the first of three types of famous Japanese Tea Ceremony bowls. A very famous saying in the Tea Ceremony is "First Ido, second Raku, third Karatsu". It means Ido chawan is the highest grade tea bowl...
Korean mask for use in dance performances widely known as talchum or Yangju Pyolsandae Nori. Though these dances vary by region, they all share common themes such as exorcism, ritualistic dance, satire, and parodies of wealthy upperclassmen and would often be performed on the day of Buddha's birth and other seasonal festivals...
Korean : Pre 1900 item #1245640 (stock #3443)
An extraordinary, wooden figure of a tiger with a very long tail, sitting on a rockwork. It has an almost humanized facial expression and the mouth corners are showing small canines. It is painted with green and different brown pigments. Dating to the Joseon dynasty. Condition: partially lost or agglomerated coloring, some pigment fissures, few small cracks, one fang is worn. Dimension: total height: 35 cm x c. 15 cm x 17 cm.
Korean chest with beautiful burl wood front panels, with handmade brass hardware, with etched floral patterns and designs. Three rectangular drawers line the top, and below are two large rectangular doors with a large brass backplate resembling a flower or sun. Each door is lined with original red paper backing, opening to the chest's interior. Dark softwood exterior with original finish. circa 1900 Size: 26.25" height, 34.75" width, 17.25" depth
Gorgeous Korean screen with a light yellow silk background with cream designs of flowers and stems, with eight panels depicting a group of hunters on horseback, carrying spears, swords, and trumpets and hunting boar, wildcats, and pheasants. The scenery is very subtle with pastel colored bushes, and the hunters wear bright and bold clothing, creating an eye-catching contrast, 18th century...
19th Century Korean Sword with missing scabbard. Condition is good but slightly shaky. Overall length is 35 inches (89cm), blade is 26 inches (66cm).
Korean Sword with Insignia on the Blade. 26 inches (66cm) overall. Cracks in the scabbard but in otherwise good condition.
Korean bed-side chest for personal use, beautiful traditional Korean wood inlay, chaste brass hardware with large butterfly lock and series of smaller butterflies for hinges, early 20th century. Size: 25" high x 35" wide x 16 1/2" deep.
Korean Art and Antiques
This piece was just recently displayed at the Korea Society exhibition, Korean Contemporary Ceramics, the first exhibition on this subject in New York. Kang Jong Sook is easily the most ubiquitous Korean ceramic artist in America. She has been at the forefront of the contemporary ceramic art scene in New York for two decades now. Kang has had solo exhibitions at the Hammond Museum, Montclair State University Museum, Bratislava Museum, Dai Ichi Gallery, and Tong In Gallery, among others...