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Korean Joseon dynasty lacquered wood hinged scholar’s document box with brass edge brackets and brass lockplate. One shelf to the interior. 19th century. 14 3/8” long x 7 5/8” wide x 7 1/2" high. Very good, solid overall condition with great patina and typical wear and soiling from use. Ink stains and unreadable ink calligraphy are evident on the underside of the lid. There is a split in the bottom and one small chip to the interior corner of the inner shelf...
Rare Four-Panel Set of Orchid and Rock Paintings by Kim Eung Won aka Soho (1855-1921). Orchids are an ancient Korean symbol of purity, modesty, and virtue. The rock symbolizes eternity, so the combination of orchids and rock have the meaning of eternal adherence to principle. Talented painters of orchids were and still are held in the highest regard...
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Extra Large/Rare/Fine Korean Gold Lacquered Wood Seated Buddha Figure (목여래좌불상-木如來坐佛像)-18th C.: Korea, Joseon dynasty, 18th Century or older. The seated figure on the pedestal with serene expression, his right hand raised and his left hand placed upon his knee, his robes elegantly draped around his body, the folds delicately rendered, his knotted long hair down on the both shoulders with a delicately carved head crown and high chignon centered It’s in very fine con...
A Fine Korean Reverse White Slip Inlaid Celadon Oil Bottle-12th C.: Korea, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century. A very fine clear grey crackle glazed celadon bottle decorated with white slip stylized floral reverse inlaid decoration, the body of compressed gorm, resting on a foot rim with 3 spur marks on the base. It’s in very good condition with a light yellowish celadon discolored. It measures 5.7cm h. x 7.7cm d.
Korean Art and Antiques
Rare and Fine Painting on Silk of Dokseong, The Hermit Saint, from the renowned Charles J. Chu Collection. Sold on June 25, 2010 in Skinner's Asian Works of Art auction (Sale 2512, Lot 445). We sold the last Dokseong painting we had to the Art Institute of Chicago. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a beautiful and important painting with an impeccable provenance...
A Very Fine Korean 책가도-冊架圖) 8 Panel Screen-19th C.: Scholar’s accoutrements (Chaekgori), Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century. Chaekgeori paintings always included books, bronzed, boxes of various kinds, lacquer, porcelain flower vase and bowls of fruit, writing paraphernalia (rolled scrolls of paper, brushes, ink sticks, and ink stone) and glass fishbowls, among other objects. There is literary evidence for the tradition of Ch’aekgori from the late 18th century...
A Fine Korean Deep Summer Landscape Painting by SoUn, Kim Chang Hang(김장항) Joseon dynasty, Late 19th century, inscription, a pen name:소雲(SoWun), artist name: 김장항 and dated: 丙辰年夏-1916.Summer. Painted in ink and light color, with deep mountain with a pavilion and river, painted on silk. It is in good condition with light stains, it measures 24cm x 29.5cm
Korean Koryo Dynasty Celadon Stoneware Bowl with Inlaid Slip Decoration
This small stoneware bowl was made during the Koryo Dynasty (AD 918 - 1392). It is glazed all over in a thick and finely-crackled translucent celadon glaze. The inner surface is decorated with a central flower blossom surrounded by rings and cloud patterns inlaid in white slip (this is not so easy to photograph due to the highly reflective glaze)...
A Very Fine/Rare Korean One Hundred Boys ( 百童子圖) 8 Panel Screen/Mineral Pigments/Water color-19th C.: $8,000. Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century. It’s painted in mineral pigments and water color on paper, boys playing are variety different scenes shown from each panel, and you can name on it. It’s in fine condition but a right middle of the first panel has a spot repaired, otherwise, it is good condition, it measures 33.5cm x 90cm h. (13.25” x 35.5) only painting each...
Korean Art and Antiques
Rare Fan Painting by Renowned Buddhist Monk Artist Su An Sunim (born 1940) of a Crane Couple painted in 1997. The crane is an ancient symbol of longevity and immortality. Because cranes were believed to stay with one mate for their lifetime, it is also a symbol of faithful love. When the crane is paired like this, the meanings of immortality and fidelity combine to mean eternal love. That sentiment is reinforced by the calligraphy...
Korean Art and Antiques
Rare Fan Painting by Renowned Buddhist Monk Artist Su An Sunim (born 1940). The calligraphy on this 1997 painting says, "Your smile is an offering to Buddha." The recent exhibition of Su An Sunim's work at the Zen Buddhist Temple in New York City was the most highly-attended exhibition ever presented by the Korean Art Society. At that exhibition, Su An Sunim's works of similar size and quality sold for multiples of the prices we are asking here. Ink and colors on paper...
A Very Rare/Fine Korean Autumn Landscape Painting by 하석(霞石), 박인석(朴寅碩]-1822-?)-도화서 회원19th C, $1,500 With two red seals 霞石, 朴寅碩]. Painted in ink and light color, on paper with two seals 霞石, 朴寅碩, Painted with a scholar enjoying autumn scenery in high mountain and deep valleys, reading books at a pavilion, leaves are falling down behind a pavilion. It’s in good condition and framed, it measures 30cm x 21.5cm...
A Fine Korean Seascape Painting (원포귀범도(遠浦歸帆圖) by 하석(霞石, 박인석 [朴寅碩]-1822-?)-19th C. :$1,400. Painted in an Inscription and two seals, Painted with a late Summer Seascape painting - 원포귀범도(遠浦歸帆圖), a lonely scholar sailing return to village “a pavilion” from long journey in river. It’s in good condition and framed, it measures 33cm x 29cm. About the Artist: 도화서 화원 생몰년 미상 (1822-?), 19세기 중반에 활동...
Chogappo made of fragments of asa (ramie or hemp) which is recycled from old textiles. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. Pojagi is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchworked with asa (choma or hemp) fragments. (Reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995). Hemp or ramie ones are for wrapping summer clothing. Four belts are silk gauze. In good condit...
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Straw-wooven basket used for gathering edible wild plants in the mountains, early 20th century, Korea, approx. 33 x 25 x 3cm (12.99 x 9.84 x 1.18in). Some expected stains but no major deformation.
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A Fine and Rare Korean 8 Panel Pictorial Ideographs (文字圖)-19th C. : Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century, separated from a framed screen (unframed screen). 문자도(文字圖): 효제충신예의염치(孝悌忠信禮義廉恥) Painted in ink and color on paper and decorated with bird, turtle, dragon, big carp, shell fish, mountain with pavilion, bamboo, fan, boat sailing, flowers, and a large crane are painted with a decorative rubric to form the Chinese character for each pr...
Chogappo made of fragments of ramie which is recycled from old textiles. Pojagi is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchworked with asa (choma or hemp) fragments. (Reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995). Hemp or ramie ones are for wrapping summer clothing. In excellent condition. Late 19th to early 20th century. 100cm x 104cm
Chogappo made of fragments of hemp which is recycled from old textiles. Both warps and wefts are hand-plied. Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchworked with asa (choma, ramie or hemp) fragments. (Reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995). The first half of the 20thHemp or Ramie ones are for wrapping summer clothing. This one is made of he...