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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1139129 (stock #0899)
Korean Art and Antiques
$10,000.00
Rare and Outstanding early 19th Century Korean Porcelain Jar with Dynamic Underglaze Painting of Copper Red and Iron Brown and an Incredible Thick Dripping Blue Glaze. One-of-a-kind and unquestionably one of the best and most creative Korean porcelains you will ever see. 10 inches tall x 10 inches wide, 25.5 x 25.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1259508 (stock #1138)
Korean Art and Antiques
$4,000.00
Fine 12th Century Goryeo Dynasty Molded Celadon Bowl with floral design and regularly-spaced and very subtle lip indentations, and gold lacquer repair. The Kintsugi gold-lacquer repair technique is desired by collectors and adds to the value and history of the piece. 7.25 inches (18.5 cm) wide x 2.5 inches (6.25 cm) high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1259509 (stock #1139)
Korean Art and Antiques
$4,000.00
Very Fine and Subtly Carved Celadon Bowl with Parrots Flying in Clouds. Parrots are a very rare motif and celadon ceramics with parrots are desired by collectors. Aristocratic Koreans in the Goryeo Dynasty valued subtlety, and would especially enjoy an item like this, with a mystery and beauty that reveals itself only upon close and appreciative examination. The Kintsugi gold-lacquer repair technique adds to the value and history of the piece. 7 inches (18 cm) wide x 2 inches (5 cm) high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1079127 (stock #0770)
Korean Art and Antiques
$3000.00
Rare 12th Century Celadon Bowl with Elaborate Gold Painting and Black and White Slip Inlay Design of Willow Trees (ancient symbol of peace and contentment), Duck Family (symbol of blissful family life), Pampas Grass (symbol of autumn), Bullocho (mythical longevity plant), Lotus Blossoms (symbol of purity and rebirth), Chrysanthemums (symbol of well-being and abundance), and Orchids (symbol of modesty). Real gold paint is used throughout, for the bullocho, the pampas flowers, the three rings that circle the interior of the bowl at the top to create a band for the inlaid floral scroll, and the two rings at the bottom of the bowl interior that create a solar center for the gold chrysanthemum, on the irises, and on some of the ducks. The exterior of the bowl is as elaborately inlaid as the interior, with gorgeous floral scrolls and sprays throughout, and a ring of stylized lotus blossoms at the bottom. The old gold lacquer repair is a desirable thing for serious collectors, and adds further character to a very rare, true masterpiece of celadon. 7.5w x 2.75h inches, 19w x 7h cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1170500 (stock #0975)
Korean Art and Antiques
$3000.00
19th Century Korean Pure White Porcelain Bottle from the Royal Bunwon Kiln, with incised rings circling the shoulder (where the neck meets the body of the bottle). Excellent Condition. Height: 11 inches, 28 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1119716 (stock #0882)
Korean Art and Antiques
$2000.00
Late 14th/Early 15th Century Rare and Important Early Buncheong Bowl with Black and White Slip Inlaid geese (symbol of faithfulness), cranes (symbol of faithfulness and longevity), and orchids (symbol of modesty and purity). This is an important piece because it was created right on the cusp between Goryeo Dynasty celadon and Joseon Dynasty buncheong, and has elements of both, making it a rare transitional piece. The inlay is from the Goryeo Period, but the brushed white slip encircling the bowl is from the Joseon Period. This is the only transitional piece we have ever offered for sale, so this is a very rare opportunity to nicely complete a Korean ceramics collection. The delightful inlaid motifs have a rare feel of both the Goryeo and Joseon aesthetic, and the color of the bowl is a blend of the final phase of Goryeo celadon and the very earliest phase of Joseon buncheong. This extraordinary bowl beautifully and perfectly captures the transition as well as, and even better than, some of the rare transitional pieces you see in museums. 5.5w x 1.5h inches, 14w x 4h cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1259493 (stock #1137)
Korean Art and Antiques
$2,000.00
12th Century Inlaid Celadon Bowl with Rare Design of Four Phoenixes Flying in Clouds, a royal motif, with antique gold lacquer repair. The Kintsugi gold-lacquer repair technique is desired by collectors and adds to the value and history of the piece. The air bubble inside the bowl is not damage. It is an air bubble from the kiln, and is original to the piece. 8 inches (20cm) wide, 3.5 inches (9cm) tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1170412 (stock #0965)
Korean Art and Antiques
$1500.00
Fine 15th Century Buncheong Bowl with Butterflies and Chrysanthemums. The butterflies are a symbol of happiness and the chrysanthemums are a symbol of plenty, because of their many petals. Beautifully designed with some very nice and unique artistic touches. 7.5w x 3.25h inches, 19w x 8.25h cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1079120 (stock #0767)
Korean Art and Antiques
$1200.00
12th Century Conical Pure Celadon Bowl with sublime color and shape. 6w x 2h inches, 15w x 5h cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1113551 (stock #0852)
Korean Art and Antiques
$1200.00
19th Century Korean Blue and White Porcelain Bottle with Beautifully Painted Peony Sprays. The peony is an ancient symbol of love and prosperity in Korea. 7.5h x 4.5w inches, 19h x 11.5w cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1139795 (stock #0908)
Korean Art and Antiques
$1000.00
Finely Detailed Late 12th Century Inlaid Celadon Bowl with chrysanthemums (symbol of fertility or plenty), ryui scepters in the form of the mythical bullocho longevity plant, lotus blossoms (symbol of purity and rebirth) and floral scrolls. 5.5w x 1.75h inches, 14w x 4.5h cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1170497 (stock #0974)
Korean Art and Antiques
$800.00
Blue and White Porcelain Jar from the Korean Royal Bunwon Kiln, with peonies (symbol of prosperity), bullocho (mythical longevity plant), and the Seven Treasures motif rendered in two different styles on opposite sides of the jar. The seven treasures are gold, silver, lapis, crystal, coral, agate, and pearls. Height: 4.25 inches, 10.75 cm. Circumference: 17 inches, 43 cm. A nice piece with the royal kiln glaze, but not in very good condition, with repairs, touch-ups, and a few small chips to the rim. This is a rare opportunity to own a beautiful royal Bunwon porcelain at a great price.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1189904 (stock #1034)
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 a beautiful painting of a chrysanthemum spray, whose many petals are a symbol of abundance, and the other side of the jar has a stylized painting of persimmons, a symbol of joy and friendship in Korea. The persimmon's many seeds are a symbol of many blessings such as the joy of many friends or many children. 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: 10 inches (25.5 cm), Circumference: 33.25 inches (84.5 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1189905 (stock #1035)
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 freely and beautifully painted chrysanthemum sprays, whose many petals are a symbol of abundance or fertility. 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: 9.5 inches (24 cm), Circumference: 34.75 inches (88.25 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1119707 (stock #0880)
Korean Art and Antiques
$600.00
12th Century Octagonal Celadon Bowl with white slip inlaid orchids on rocks and a carved floral scroll on the interior rim. The orchid was a favorite symbol of Korean scholars. It represents modesty and purity, and the rock represents eternity. So the combination of rock and orchid has the important meaning of eternal adherence to principle. 5w x 1.25h inches, 12.5w x 3h cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1056370 (stock #0681)
Korean Art and Antiques
$500.00
Roof tile with a unique abstracted Dokkaebi goblin face. Dokkaebi are goblins that frighten evil spirits and bad people, but appear humorous to good people and can do them no harm. They will assist an upright person with their magic. 16 x 11 x 9.5 inches, 41 x 28 x 24 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1139802 (stock #0911)
Korean Art and Antiques
$500.00
15th Century Buncheong Bowl with a Combination of Hand-Inlay and Stamp-Inlay. Every inch of this wonderful bowl is filled with endlessly swirling inlaid patterns. 5.5w x 1.5h inches, 14w x 4h cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1170443 (stock #0968)
Korean Art and Antiques
$500.00
Antique Onggi Grain Jar from Chuncheong Province with charming finger-paintings of stylized orchids (nancho) and dragon (yong kurim) and hand-pinched 'dragon lines' (yong tti) and rings (son tti). The potter creates his free-hand and whimsical 'paintings' by running his finger (or thumb) through the still-wet glaze. The orchids are a symbol of modesty and purity, and the dragon is an ancient guardian, protecting the grain in the jar that will provide important nutrition to the family as a staple of the Korean diet. 16w x 17h inches, 40.5w x 43h cm. Onggi are the most 'Korean' of Korean pots. All words related to onggi are of pure Korean origin, not based on Chinese characters. They are a beautiful form of Korean folk art.