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A Pair of Very Rare/Fine Polychrome Enameled Wood Carved Tigers


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1363280

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A Pair of Very Rare/Fine Korean Polychrome Enameled Wood Carved Tigers: 19th C.: Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century. A pair of lacquered wood tigers. Both are modeled in poses to suggesting hunting or stalking, with mouths open as if ready to bite - or possibly they have caught their prey and are ready to roar with triumph! The lacquer is yellow, black, and red. Both tigers stand on a wooden base and they likely served as guardians at an entryway. They’re in very good condition, it measures 15.75" L x 10.15" H (40 cm x 25.8 cm) each.