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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1492 item #1261429 (stock #1142)
Korean Art and Antiques
$10,000
15th Century Gilded Tibetan Buddhist Manuscript Cover with Elaborate Design. 28.5 x 9 inches, 72.5 x 23 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #871266 (stock #0332)
Korean Art and Antiques
$3500.00
Rare Pair of Large Painted Korean Funeral Bier Panels imbued with syncretic symbolism, with painted lotuses that are profound symbols in Buddhism of rebirth and purity, and attached painted Taoist pullocho, the mythical longevity plant, projecting in in a row from the front, all used in the service of a Shamanist funeral ritual. A fine, rare and striking example of old Korean folk art, and a great example of the traditional Korean open-mindedness and blending of religious faiths. 86 inches (118.5cm) long x 8 inches (20.5cm) tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #803338 (stock #0203)
Korean Art and Antiques
$900
Because it was believed that the rooster's morning cry drove away the night's evil spirits, an important talisman to ward off evil spirits was wood-carved roosters and chickens. They are a very important icon in traditional Korean folk art and in Korean tradition in general. The rooster’s comb symbolizes intelligence; traditional officials’ hats are based on the comb. The claws mean strength. The hen and rooster together mean fertility. The rooster was called the 'clock bird' and was sacred to Koreans. This polychromed wood set of four, two roosters and two hens, are really a rare and beautiful example of Korean Folk Art at its very best. They were used as funerary figures (kokdu) on a funeral bier. Traditionally, these figures would be burned after their use, but thankfully this set survived the pyre and what was intended to be an ephemeral existence. They were removed to the home and used as good luck and guardian figures to bless and protect the home. The Seoul Museum of Chicken Art, by the way, is a must-see for anyone traveling to Korea. Roosters: 17.5 x 9.5 inches, 44.5 x 24 cm; Hens: 14 x 7 inches, 35.5 x 18 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1156969 (stock #0940)
Korean Art and Antiques
$900.00
Very Rare Antique Set of 15 Korean Women's Ornaments and Accessories, Hair Pins and More, of Various Materials. All are heirlooms from one old collection. From 9.5 to 3 inches (from 24 to 7.5 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1250197 (stock #1117)
Korean Art and Antiques
$650
Set of Three Brass Bowls, (right to left) one Goryeo Dynasty, one Joseon Dynasty, and one Early 20th Century. A fantastic set that spans a thousand years of Korean history. All three are beautiful examples of each time period, with wonderful forms and great patinas. Width and height, starting from the oldest (right to left): 6 x 4 inches (15.25 x 10 cm), 7 x 4 inches (17.75 x 10 cm), 5.5 x 4.5 inches (14 x 11.5 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #801559 (stock #0172)
Korean Art and Antiques
$600
Mulle spins cotton into thread. As the handle is turned, the mullejul (cord) is turned to rapidly rotate a spindle. Thread is rapidly wound on the spindle by the fast rotating motion. 24 inches (61 cm)h x 23.5 inches (60 cm)d x 19 inches (48 cm)w.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1253762 (stock #1129)
Korean Art and Antiques
$600
Beautiful Set of Four 19th Century Korean Rice Cake Molds (Ddeoksal) filled with auspicious symbolism. Korean folk art at its best. For many years, it has been popular to display these in Korean kitchens by hanging them from the tiny hole at the top of the mold, or through the handle in the back. Dimensions of each cake mold (from left to right in the first photo here): 7.75 x 2.5 x 2.25 inches (19.75x6.25x5.75cm), 4.5 x 2.75 x 2 inches (11.5x7x5cm), 3 x 3 x 2.5 inches (7.5x7.5x6.25cm), 7 x 2.25 x 2.5 inches (17.75x5.75x6.25cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1250194 (stock #1115)
Korean Art and Antiques
$500
Rare Joseon Dynasty Wood Ink Tablet, for mixing ink for painting and calligraphy. It was also used as a child's writing pad, for practicing calligraphy. It is beautifully decorated with carved bats, symbol of happiness, and the moon and cloud, and the character for good fortune. 6.25 x 5 inches, 16 x 12.75 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1263086 (stock #1147)
Korean Art and Antiques
$500
Antique Korean Wood Lamp (Deunggyong) with porcelain oil cup. It is very rare to find an antique lamp with the porcelain cup. 18 x 6.5 x 6.5 inches, 45.75 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1074356 (stock #0723)
Korean Art and Antiques
$400.00
Antique Traditional Korean Drum of Wood and Animal Hide. This type of drum is called Pungmul-buk, and was used in the performance of folk music in a farmer's band. 13.25w x 6.75h inches, 33.5w x 17h cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1102272 (stock #0831)
Korean Art and Antiques
$400.00
Large Korean antique wood mixing bowl beautifully hand carved with a faceted surface. A great example of the Korean folk aesthetic in an everyday object. 28 x 27 x 7 inches, 71 x 68.5 x 18 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1156974 (stock #0941)
Korean Art and Antiques
$400.00
Sublime Painted Wood Funerary Sculpture of a Crane in Heavenly Clouds. This heart-felt work of Korean folk art, called a kokkdu, adorned a funeral sedan and brought comfort to the mourners, with its ancient symbol of immortality, the Crane in the Clouds of Heaven. 9w x 3.75h x 3d inches, 23w x 9.5h x 7.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1156976 (stock #0942)
Korean Art and Antiques
$400.00
Nice Rare Pair of Antique Korean Scholar's Eyeglasses. 5.25 x 5.25 x 2 inches, 13.25 x 13.25 5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1113571 (stock #0857)
Korean Art and Antiques
$300.00
Korean Antique Rice Cake Mold (Ddeoksal) with Auspicious Symbolism and the character for 'Good Fortune'. 15 inches, 38 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1250195 (stock #1116)
Korean Art and Antiques
$300
Rare, Old, and Charming Korean Wood Turtle Lock. 11 x 4 x 2 inches, 28 x 10 x 5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1253755 (stock #1127)
Korean Art and Antiques
$250
19th Century Korean Wood Spool (Silpae) for winding and unwinding thread for embroidery and sewing. The form and design of this spool makes it one of the most beautiful antique Korean spools we have ever seen. It is adorned with lovely carved plum blossoms, symbol of courage (because the plum blossom blooms early, when winter is not quite finished), and it is encircled with rieul (ㄹ) characters to symbolize eternal continuity. This is a great example of the love and care that went into the design of an everyday object that was dear to the lady of a 19th Korean home. It has a beautiful patina from many years of adoring use. 8 x 2.5 inches, 20 x 6.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1263085 (stock #1146)
Korean Art and Antiques
$250
Antique Korean Tortoise-Form Wood Scoop with shiny, oily patina from many years of traditional use. 14.25 x 10 x 4 inches, 36 x 25.5 x 10 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1172620 (stock #0985)
Korean Art and Antiques
$200.00
Antique Korean Wood Mixing Bowl beautifully hand carved with a faceted surface that glows from a beautiful patina that shows many years of traditional use in an old Korean kitchen. 13.25 x 8.25 x 3 inches, 33.5 x 21 x 7.5 cm.