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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1129089
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Six colorful Korean Chaekori panels of the Late Choson (Joseon) Dynasty. 19th Century. [Note: See The Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, inventory item 2003.12.1 a single panel in their Korean collection (viewable on their website) titled “Precious Objects” a “Gift of Mr. & Mrs. R. William Johnston” and identified as 19th Cetury (i.e. late Choson Dynasty)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1920 item #1039663
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
White wares from the earlier Koryo Dynasty are rare, and most examples found in Korea were imported from China. However, by the late Choson Dynasty both decorated and plain white wares were produced and highly sought after for ritual as well as domestic use. The aesthetic of plain, undecorated white porcelain appealed largely to the Korean elite enamored of Confucian and Buddhist ideas which promoted austerity, simplicity and purity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #921060
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
Early to mid Koryo Dynasty (932-1392). Korean spoons of the early Silla Dynasty are indistinguishable from their Chinese prototypes and may have actually been imported; however, Korean spoons by the Koryo Dynasty had already assumed a unique form not seen in China or Japan. Early- and Mid- Koryo period spoons have elongated handles with an elegant curve and an elliptical or leaf-shaped reservoir with a pointed tip...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1910 item #920041
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
A LARGE KOREAN BLUE & WHITE URN OF THE LATE CHOSON DYNASTY. Circa 1880. A perfectly proportioned, classical Asian jar form, decorated in a distinctly Korean style blending folk art idioms with borrowings from traditional Chinese painting for a particularly dramatic interpretation of the Three Friends of Winter: pine, prunus and bamboo. The fullness of the wide body allows for spacious decoration, and a masterful use of the blank space between the three friends...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #712915
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
A FINE KOREAN CELADON INLAID VASE OF THE 20th Century. A bottle-shaped inlaid or sanggam Korean celadon vase. The bulbous body is decorated allover with a delicate white cloud & cranes pattern and eight staggered medallions outlined in black and white each surrounding a crane in flight. A stylized lotus band separates the body from the undecorated neck and trumpet-shaped mouthrim. An appealing fine craquelare covers all the glazed sufaces both outside and inside the neck...