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Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1356471
The Zentner Collection
Antique Korean elm wood (Keyaki in Japanese) cabinet, with gorgeous natural burl front panels. Four small drawers are along the top of this chest , with three sets of doubles doors below, decorated by brass hardware incised with auspicious symbols. The cabinet's interior is lined in old newspaper, and four of its doors are painted on the inside with charming figures, clouds, and lucky bats. 19th century.

Size: 41.5" L x 21.5" W x 66" H
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1355967
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A unique Korean smoking pipe featuring a wooden stem that is heavily lacquered with black lacquer overlaid with a red lacquer thread design. The lacquer is of multiple layers. The pipe bowl and mouthpiece is bronze. The mouthpiece is incised with a flower design. Dimensions:
Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355966
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A Korean smoking pipe. The pipe bowl is made of copper and bronze. The mouthpiece is of beige to brown jadeite and the stem is of rosewood. Dimensions: 8.5 inches
Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355958
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A unique Korean tobacco pipe . The stem is of rosewood. The mouthpiece is of high quality jadeite. The bowl of copper and bronze is incised with a floral design. Dimensions: 28 1/4 inches in length
Korean : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1354804 (stock #1284)
Korean Art and Antiques
One-Of-A-Kind Korean Four-Piece Red Lacquered Chest (Sa Cheung Nong) with carved and painted Birds and Flowers and Butterflies. A Grand and Very Rare piece of Late Joseon Dynasty furniture in excellent condition. The butterflies are a symbol of happiness. Because plum blossoms bloom early, when winter is not quite finished, they are a symbol of courage. The pairs of sparrows in plum trees symbolize marital bliss. The Sino-Korean word for sparrows is 'chak', which also means 'joy'...
Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1354740
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Antique Korean scholar's low table. Its top pair of panels are book matched of persimmon wood, with a boxwood frame. The inner compartment still shows traces of ink; The opposite compartment would hold brushes. The drawer has a wonderful persimmon cover that continues to the order of the low table. The low writing implement table has an inverted key fret leg and internal low shelf of boxwood.

18th century Chosun Dynasty

Size: 15.5” x 10.5” x 11.25”
Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1354093 (stock #1282)
Korean Art and Antiques
Large Antique Korean Wood Lamp, Deungjandae. Height: 27.5 inches (70 cm), Width: 11.5 inches (29.25 cm).
Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1353345 (stock #02070)
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Rare 22 wooden pieces (32 pieces as the total, though) of Korean chess called 'Janggi' (= Changgi, Jangki), Late Joseon dynasty in 19th century.
Highly recommended for decorative enjoyment. Private collection of the Japanese owner who had resided in Korea during the period of Japanese rule.

Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1352292 (stock #02063)
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Red-lacquered classical Chinese poetry on black lacquer. Joseon dynasty, 19th century. approx...
Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1351614 (stock #1024)
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Spirally coated in white slip by brush-stroke technique called 'hakeme', with such profound tastefulness at 'mikomi' inner part by the long time use as chawan, and six spots of gold restoratiion (kinnaoshi, kintsugi) at mouth-edge. In fine antique condition, with just a slight hairline crack. Attached with paulownia box (kiribako).

Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1349737 (stock #1280)
Korean Art and Antiques
This is a grand and very tall screen (seven-and-a-half-feet tall, 229 cm) painted on silk. It was authenticated by scholars at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) in London, to be an early 19th Century Korean Royal Palace screen. It is unlikely that you will ever see another like it offered for sale in the United States.
Korean : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1349534
The Zentner Collection
A fantastic pair of Chosun Dynasty Korean "grand father" guardian statues from Jeju Island. Made of local volcanic stone, dating back to the 19th century. These figures were traditionally placed in pairs and, according to legend, anyone who rubbed their noses would be blessed with fertility and the birth of a son.

Early 19th Century

Size: 11" L x 8" W x 26"H
Korean : Ceramics : Blue and White : Pre 1930 item #1349235 (stock #193)
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Korean blue and white circular water dropper. Underglaze blue floral sprays on the top. The base unglazed.

Size: Approximately 3" diameter by 1-1/8" high

Condition: Good condition, please refer to pictures

Age: Chosen period
Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1348933 (stock #1279)
Korean Art and Antiques
A beautiful and historically important painting of the hermit saint, Dokseong, dated on the back 1884 (10th year of Guangxa). Dokseong (literally, Lonely Saint) is a frequently-depicted character in Korean religious paintings. His origins are shrouded in centuries of mystery. So this painting offers a priceless contribution to Korean history, art, and religion...
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1347967
The Zentner Collection
Antique Korean small jewelry box, with painted horn scenes of scholars, deer, cranes, peacocks, women at work in panels of red, green, pink, yellow, blue, and green pigments.

19th century

Size: 8.5" L x 6.5" W x 5" H
Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1347706 (stock #1278)
Korean Art and Antiques
Antique Korean Munjado Painting of the Ancient Confucian Virtue of Trust. Munjado paintings are unique visual representations of the eight Confucian virtues, with the character for the word accompanied by creatively rendered images that symbolize that virtue. The character rendered here is 'shin', trust. On the right, the goose, symbol of fidelity because it mates for life, is carrying in its beak a message from the blue jay with a human head on the left...
Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1347389
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Rare Korean stacking chest, called an ichung-nong (two sections), covered in beautiful beige/green genuine shagreen (manta ray skin), antiqued brass hardware with butterfly locks, inlay of grey shagreen "double happiness" characters on either side of each set of doors, interior lined in old text pages. 19th century Chosun Period

Size: 23.5" L x 14" W x 36.5" H
Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1347132
The Zentner Collection
Antique Korean bandaji, or blanket chest, with a drop-down front covered in highly ornate white brass plating and hardware, incised with auspicious characters, lucky bat shaped handles, and interior lined with old paper, with two small drawers in the upper section. Key is included.

Yi Dynasty (circa 19th Century)

Size: 35.5" L x 17" W x 36.5" H
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