Korean Art and Korean Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1323425 (stock #1243)
Korean Art and Antiques
$900.00
Very Rare Korean Joseon Dynasty Child's Jacket (Jeogori) with silk straps. This is likely the only antique child's jeogori you will ever see offered for sale. 31 x 17 inches, 79 x 43 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1323045 (stock #1242)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
Rare and Fine Late Joseon Dynasty Turn-of-the-Century Korean Chest with Carved Floral Openwork and Auspicious Cranes and Plants. This chest was in Christie's auction of Korean art on April 24, 1997. The last two photographs here are from the auction catalogue. 35.5 x 16.5 x 32.25.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1323043 (stock #1241)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
Very Rare Pair of Korean Black Lacquer Mother-Of-Pearl Mungap (Stationery Chest). 'Mun' means things pertaining to culture, and 'gap' means low chest. These chests were given this name because they were used as a repository for items related to cultural life, such as rolls of paper, brushes, ink sticks and ink stones. One door lifts out, and then other doors can slide over and lift out. Dimensions of each chest: 18h x 38w x 11.5d inches, 45.75h x 96.5 x 29.25 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1323037 (stock #1240)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
Beautiful and Rare Korean Joseon Dynasty Silver and Coral Eunjangdo with Very Fine Floral Design. The eunjangdo was worn by a woman of rank as a chest pendant and a symbol of her social standing. This dagger also served as a tool to save women from personal humiliation or peril, not by attacking an assailant but by killing themselves, under the Confucian moral obligation of medieval Korea 'to remain faithful to one spouse'. 4 inches, 10 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1319402 (stock #1239)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
Rare and Exquisite Joseon Dynasty Silver Phoenix Hair Pin and Brooch. The phoenix was a royal symbol of peace and prosperity. The use of the phoenix motif was restricted to use by the royal court. 5 inches, 13 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1319185 (stock #1238)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
19th Century Korean Blue and White Porcelain Six-Sided Water Dropper painted with Chrysantemums, whose many petals symbolize fertility and prosperity. The water dropper is one of the most prized possessions of a Korean scholar. He used it constantly to mix his ink, so he became very familiar with this object and attached to it, and came to love the way it felt in his hand, and was inspired by its form and beauty. 2.25w x 1h inches, 5.75 x 2.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1319184 (stock #1237)
Korean Art and Antiques
$300.00
Goryeo Dynasty Bronze Engraved Spoon and Chopsticks Set. The spoon has the form a swallow tail, an ancient symbol of beauty in Korea. Spoon: 10.25 inches, 26 cm; Chopsticks: 11 inches, 28 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1319182 (stock #1236)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
Beautiful Old Wood Seal Box with Name Seal and Lock. 4 x 4 x 2.25 inches, 10 x 10 x 5.75 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1319181 (stock #1235)
Korean Art and Antiques
$250.00
Pair of Brass Ink Boxes with High Copper Content, adorned with beautiful calligraphy. You can see the many years of use as ink boxes in the layers of black soot that line the interior of both boxes. Square Box: 4.25 x 4.25 x 1.5 inches, 10.75 x 10.75 x 3.75 cm; Oval Box: 3 x 2.25 x 1.5 inches, 7.5 x 5.75 x 3.75 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1318299 (stock #1234)
Korean Art and Antiques
$10,000.00
Very Fine and Rare Goryeo Dynasty Inlaid Celadon Cosmetic Box, 12th to 13th Century. The last photo here is a similar example that was in Christie's September 22, 2005 Sale of Japanese and Korean Art. We are sure you will agree that the Christie's example is not as refined, detailed, and beautifully designed as the piece that we offer here, with its inlaid lotus, geese, willow tree, and reeds. The condition is also excellent. On the side, you can see two small spaces where the potter's fingers covered the glaze. This is original to the piece so it is not a condition issue. It is in pretty much its original condition. The Christie's example was estimated at $10,000 to $15,000, 10 years ago. Dimensions: 4.75 inches wide, 3 inches high (50% larger than the Christie's example, which was 3.25 inches wide).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1318181 (stock #1233)
Korean Art and Antiques
$3,000.00
Exceptional Example of a Joseon Dysnasty Blue and White Painted Porcelain Bottle with beautifully painted butterflies, flowers, and bird, exquisitely painted in the classic court style, and a band of bullocho (mythical longevity plant) painted around the base, in the form of ryui scepter heads. Height: 10 inches (25.5cm); Circumference: 18.5 inches (47cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1318180 (stock #1232)
Korean Art and Antiques
$800.00
Rare 6th Century Three Kingdoms Period Silla Shaman's Cup with Jingling Bells in the base. When you shake the cup, the bells inside the base jingle, to summon good spirits and ancestors and to scare away bad spirits. Bells have been used in shaman rituals for millennia, and are still used by shamans in Korea today. 6 inches (15cm) high and 3 inches (7.5cm) wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1317745 (stock #1231)
Korean Art and Antiques
$2,500.00
Very Rare Korean Scholar's Study Desk (Soan). 26.5 x 18.5 x 11.5 inches, 67.25 x 47 x 29.25 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1315736 (stock #1229)
Korean Art and Antiques
$13,500.00
Large and Beautifully-Mounted 19th Century Korean Buddhist Painting of Amida Buddha with two Bodhisattva and two Disciples. Total size: 87 x 32 inches, 221 x 81 cm; Painting size: 41 x 24 inches, 104 x 61 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1314396 (stock #1227)
Korean Art and Antiques
$300.00
Joseon Period Calligraphy by Yi Du Hwang aka Seolak (1858-1916). 48.25 x 13.5 inches, 122.5 x 34.25 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1311857 (stock #1218)
Korean Art and Antiques
$700.00
Mountain Village Along the River by 19th Century Artist Baek Woon Jang aka Yoosoo. A tranquil painting that masterfully utilizes a variety of brush techniques to capture a beautiful scene from Korea long ago. Frame: 17 x 17 inches, 43 x 43 cm ; Painting: 12 x 12 inches, 30.5 x 30.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1308637 (stock #1217)
Korean Art and Antiques
$750.00
A similar jar acquired from us is published on page 86 of the Smithsonian catalogue, Symbols of Identity. The Haeju jar that we offer here has beautiful paintings in cobalt blue on both sides of chrysanthemum sprays, whose many petals are a symbol of abundance. In 1883, when royal support for the Bunwon kins ended, the kilns in Haeju, North Korea took over in a big way. Though Haeju jars are quite affordable, even the most serious collectors and major museums have them in their collections, because they are admired for their beautiful and freely expressive brushwork. Haeju kilns did not have to follow the restrictive rules and iconography of the royal kilns, so the painting in underglaze cobalt blue is bold, free, and very creative. Recent Korean Art Society events at the Brooklyn Museum and the Burke Collection included the viewing of Haeju ceramics in both of these very prominent Korean collections. The fun in collecting Haeju jars is in relying on your eye and your taste to choose the best-rendered examples, which we feel we have provided here for you. Height: 9 inches (23 cm), Circumference: 32.25 inches (82 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1308455 (stock #1216)
Korean Art and Antiques
$400.00
Korean Antique Painted Box with a Charming Deer Couple under a Stately Pine Tree, with a Butterfly Lock, and luxuriously silk-lined. The butterfly is an ancient symbol of happiness in Korea. The pine tree and the deer are symbols of longevity, and a pair of deer is a symbol of love. These two meaning combine here to give a beautiful rendition of 'eternal love'. These types of boxes are very rare because they were made only during a very short period of time at the very end of the Joseon Dynasty, in the last decade of the 19th Century and first decade of the 20th Century (1890s and 1900s). The paintings are custom made for the boxes and are then mounted onto the boxes. Similar examples of painted boxes can be seen in the book, Korean Furniture and Culture (pages 85 and 86) by Yoon Bokcha, Chi Soon, and Park Youngsoon. 16 x 9.5 x 2.5 inches, 40.5 x 24 x 6.5 cm.