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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1353107 (stock #HC121)
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A Korean inlaid low table used at the Royal Palace, late 19th century, the top decorated with a dragon and a pheonix representing King and Queen inlaid with shargreen, mother of pearl, and tortoiseshell. Apron shaped edge under the top inlaid with four Chinese characters of chung, shin, hyo, je (loyalty, piety, faith and love one's brother) and auspicious objects with shargreen, on square legs and club feet. Measured at W 102 cm D 70cm and H 42 cm. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1352424 (stock #HC062)
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A Blue and White porcelain bottle vase with Chrisanthemum and bat decoration. 19th century H 28cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1352422 (stock #HC061)
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A Korean 19th century blue & white wine flask decorated in ten longevity symbols. H 27cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1348531 (stock #HC070)
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During the Joseon period (1392-1910) boxes such as this one were used by wealthy gentlemen and noblemen (Yangban) to store tobacco. During this time, the use of bronze was restricted, thus resulting in the subsequent popularity of iron wares, which were heavily inlaid with silver and sometimes gold and brass wire. This type of box can be found in a range of sizes. The quality of the box itself, is excellent, with no damage and minimal loss of the silver inlay...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1341693 (stock #HC009)
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This small box is rather exquisite in its style and patterns, was most likely possessed by a member of aristocratic family. The flat lid is closed by means of a clasp mounted on a rectangular metal plate. Cranes in flight and heavenly peaches are depicted on either side within rectangular frame. At the two frames in the front cranes, deer, pine tree, bamboo, clouds are inlaid as symbol of longevity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1341331 (stock #HC064)
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Silver inlaid iron box, 19th century. Decorated with ten longevity symbols. D 9.5cm W 6.5cm H 5.5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1341329 (stock #HC032)
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Silver inlaid iron box, 19th century. D 11cm W 8cm H 6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1341328 (stock #HC034)
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Silver inlaid iron Box, 19th century. D 11cm W 8cm H 6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1341327 (stock #HC033)
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Silver inlaid iron box, 19th century. D 14cm W 9cm H 8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1341324 (stock #HC069)
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Silver inlaid round shape box, early 20th century. D 15cm H 9cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1341323 (stock #HC067)
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Silver inlaid iron Pot, probably used for keeping brush. 19th century. W 11cm D 11cm H 22cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1341321 (stock #HC038)
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Silver Inlaid Box, 19th century D 8.5cm W 6cm H 6cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1341320 (stock #HC036)
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Silver inlaid iron box, 19th century. D 14cm W 10cm H 9cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1341107 (stock #HC003)
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Display stands, used to hold books, ceramics, and the other objects, are constructed of square boards into a slender frame. They typically consist of three or four tiers, and are open on all four sides; hence the name sabang takja, or four direction shelf. Some stands include closed cabinets with doors in the lower or middle tier for storage...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1341106 (stock #HC066)
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Silver inlaid Box. 19th century. Stylised 'su' character in medallion. Pomegranate, lotus and flower patterns decorated at all sides. W 14.5cm D 11.5cm H 5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1341024 (stock #HC088)
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Korean silver inlaid steel box, engraved with cranes in medallion on cover. Sides of box detailed with scenes of deer. W 6cm D 12cm H 8cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1341023 (stock #HC065)
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Very Fine and Rare Silver Inlaid Iron Brazier (a source of heating and light), the finest example, truly museum quality, hexagonal shape, likely the finest and most well-preserved example, beautifully rendered and in pristine condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1341022 (stock #HC110)
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This carved quiver (hwasaltong) made of bamboo decorated in dragons, tiger, and the Ten Symbols of Longevity. The motifs are carved in low relief in the bamboo stem, three nodes long, while the background is covered by black lacquer. The head of the half-round closing cap made of wood is shaped like a head of dragon seen from below. L 97cm D 7cm