Korean antique 2-panel screen painting depicting two tigers. The charming style of this original painting is indicative of traditional Korean folk tigers and yet, they of a finer quality. The artist paid close attention to detail including every hair of each tiger. Wide toothy mouths and round, wild eyes project a playful ferociousness. Painted in mineral colors and ink on paper...
Orchids and Rock Painting by Yang Ki Hun aka Seokyeon (1843-1897) from Pyeongyang. Yang Ki Hun is famous for his geese paintings. Though the orchid is one of the favorite subjects of the Korean scholar artist, Yang Ki Hun rarely painted them. So this is a rare and fine piece by one of Korea's foremost artists. Orchids are an ancient Korean symbol of purity, modesty, and virtue. The rock symbolizes eternity, so the combination of orchids and rock have the meaning of eternal adherence to principle...
Orchids are an ancient Korean symbol of purity, modesty, and virtue. The rock symbolizes eternity, so the combination of orchids and rock have the meaning of eternal adherence to principle. Talented painters of orchids were and still are held in the highest regard...
19th Century Joseon Dynasty Calligraphy by Lee Jin Sook aka Seong Jae (1867 - 1946). Ink on paper. 54 x 13.5 inches, 137 x 34.5 cm.
A Very Rare/Old/Fine Korean Prunus Ink Scroll Painting-17th -18th C.: $3,500
Korea, Joseon dynasty, 17th to 18th century, signed San Hae Gaek (山海客-sealed in black in sqare).
Hanging scroll, ink on paper; depicting a boldly brushed prunus tree trunk issuing slender twigs of blossoms, surrounded by a poem of 28 Chinese characters and a painted
square seal to the lower left. It’s in fair condition with some tears and wrinkles with age,
and meaures 37”h. x 22 3/8” d...
A beautiful and historically important painting of the hermit saint, Dokseong, dated on the back 1884 (10th year of Guangxa). Dokseong (literally, Lonely Saint) is a frequently-depicted character in Korean religious paintings. His origins are shrouded in centuries of mystery. So this painting offers a priceless contribution to Korean history, art, and religion...
Antique Korean Munjado Painting of the Ancient Confucian Virtue of Trust. Munjado paintings are unique visual representations of the eight Confucian virtues, with the character for the word accompanied by creatively rendered images that symbolize that virtue. The character rendered here is 'shin', trust. On the right, the goose, symbol of fidelity because it mates for life, is carrying in its beak a message from the blue jay with a human head on the left...
Fine Fine Anonymous late joseon dynasty painting.
98 x 58 cm
Set of eight framed painted panels on silk that are telling a story, each panel with various scenes with Korean figures in processions in a mountainous landscape, figures being carried on a palanquin, of women and male figures within a variety of landscapes amid dwellings. Size: 33: x 11 1/2" (each framed)
Antique Korean framed painting of a carp leaping out of the water, with a red setting sun in the background, and rolling wave motifs below. 19th century Chosun Period
Size: (entire frame) 35.75" H x 18.5" L x 1" W (artwork only) 20" H x 12" L
Korean Joseon Dynasty Painting of Scholar Under the Pine Tree, Asking the Moon. By Lee Han Ki aka Man Woon, in the style of Kim Myeong Guk. Silk Mount: 61.5 x 18 inches, 156 x 46 cm; Painting: 39 x 13.75 inches, 99 x 35 cm. Ink and colors on old hand-woven silk on a beautiful silk mounting.
A Rare Korean Buddhist Guardian Warrior Painting-19th C. --Park Soo Keun's Original Oil Painting Frame Used:
Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century or older.Painted on silk with bright mineral pigment and real gold, some area of painting is
overlapped by the frame.
it’s in very good condition with original bright mineral pigments with gold,.
it measures 47cm h. x 18cm d. - painting only, the frame measures 45cm h. x 16cm d...
A Very Fine, Rare and Large Korean Seven Star Buddhist Painting:
Korea, Joseon dynasty, 18th -early 19th century, removed from a frame.
A very rare Seven Star Buddhist painting with Buddha Sakyamuni and assembled buddhist deities, painted in polychrome mineral pigments and gold on silk,
It’s in fine condition but a small area torn on the lower right attendants painting.
I measures 57.5” x 45.5” (145.5cm x 115.5cm).
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.
An antique & very charming painting of the Mountain God (Sansin) sitting under a pine tree and accompanied by his tiger and an young acolyte. Colors and ink on coarse cotton cloth. Sansin is originally a Daoist nature God that has become very important in the Korean culture particularly in the cult of the mountains;
Iconographically he is depicted as a Daoist Immortal. Framed, Korean-style behind glass. Korea, Late Choson, around 1900. H 50 cm, W 31 cm (picture frame)...
Joseon Period Calligraphy by Yi Du Hwang aka Seolak (1858-1916). 48.25 x 13.5 inches, 122.5 x 34.25 cm.
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.
Antique Korean Dragon Painting Exploding with Life and Personality, Chasing the Magic Pearl of Immortality. Korean dragons are not at all stereotypical. Each one has a unique personality, and this fine and dynamic example is full of personality. When Koreans prayed to the mighty dragon for rain and blessings, this is the type of dragon to which they hoped to be praying, with a friendly face and open heart, ready to leap out of the painting and take action. Newly and Beautifully Framed and Silk-M...