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|Directory: Korean (618)|
The people of Jeju Island have long had a distinctive culture that has given us art and antiques that are, like the island itself, simultaneously rough and beautiful. Treasured by collectors for their vigorous folksy character, antiquities of this quality from this sparsely populated island are rare. This 19th Century piece is a grain grinder made of volcanic rock and wood. With glass placed across the top, it makes a striking table. Diameter: 34 inches (86cm), height 17 inches (43cm).
Joseon Dynasty Ton-kwe (Korean Coin Chest). Coin chests are highly prized by collectors, as their purpose required that they be the largest, heaviest, and most well constructed piece of furniture in the home of an aristocrat. Paper money did not exist in Yi Dynasty Korea, and the coins were of very small denominations. They had to be strung together in large quantities to have any worth, so a strong money box was obviously a necessity...
The Zentner Collection
Vintage Korean kitchen cabinet in traditional style, made of elm wood, sliding panels are slatted and backed with rice paper, small drawers on top and middle (including 2 hidden drawers!). 65" high x 37 3/4" wide x 17 1/4" deep.
Korean : Pre 1950 item #257461
Korean Woodblock Image, Paul Jacoulet, 1948, "Tempest of the Heart" This is one if not the best of his Korean images. Condition Excellent. Fewer than 240 impressions
Silk Road Gallery
Two scholars and a sleeping servant boy are painted on loose-weave silk in this mid 19th century Korean work. In strong light, the large unpainted silk area above the subjects takes on a rich gold sheen. A scholar's rock in an unusual shape rests on a container of pebbles in the foreground...
Korean : Pre 1900 item #147335 (stock #KSenjin)
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An unusual blue & white Korean shoulder vase of powerful form in the meiping style. Flowing figure of a senjin or female immortal in a high waist Korean dress. Flowers on the back of the vase. Excellent detail. Porcelain is fine and white. Light blue reminiscent of some Arita. Mark of Chinese emperor Kang H'si (mark found sometimes on both Japanese & Korean ware) in a double circle. The proportion of this vase and the dress point to Korean late Choson dynasty 18-19th century...