A traditional pair of Korean hand-carved wood clogs, or Namakshin. This type of footwear was originally introduced to Korea by shipwrecked Dutch sailors during the mid 1600s. Similar to the Japanese geta, Namakshin have two stilts beneath each shoe, designed to protect one's feet from muddy, wet ground.
Dimensions: 10.5" L x 3.25" W x 6.5" H
Antique Korean Celadon Bowl
Antique Korean bowl, with a rich crackle celadon glaze. Its outer edges are incised with thick lotus petals. The bowl displays small, buff areas, bare from the natural dripping of the glaze.
Dimensions: 6.5" x 2.75" H
Antique Korean Blue and White Water Dropper with Frogs
Antique Korean blue and white porcelain water dropper. The large body is rectangular with designs of scholar rock formations and a cherry blossom branch on its top surface in underglaze cobalt blue. Two small frogs serve as air holes adding a whimsical charm to the piece.
Dates from the 18th/19th century
Dimensions: 5" L x 2.75" D x 2.75" H
Antique Korean Blue and White Water Dropper
Antique Korean blue and white water dropper in the shape of a fan. The top surface design is of a blossoming cherry branch with fan outline in cobalt underglaze, while the foot is left bare.
Dates from 19th century.
Dimensions : 4" L x 2.25" D x 1.5" H
Signed Korean Blue and White Water Dropper
Antique Korean blue and white porcelain square water dropper, raised on 4 short L-shaped feet with artist's signature in cobalt blue on the base. Design of flowers on the top surface in cobalt blue underglaze.
Dates from the 19th century
Dimensions: 3.25" L x 2.5" D x 1.75" H
Korean Tigers Screen Painting
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. Each panel is signed by the artist.
Antique Korean scroll painting of three koi swimming around a large pearl. With calligraphy and two red chops.
Early to mid 19th Century
Size: 18.75" W x 63.5" H (entire scroll) 12" W x 33" H (artwork only)
18th Century Korean Jar
A large Korean porcelain jar, glazed in a transparent white with slight blue undertones. The upper body is rounded, with a short, flat rim and glazed interior. The lower body tapers down with a slightly fluting foot, left bare along the rim.
18th Century Chosun Dynasty
Size: 8" W x 10" H
Antique Korean Small Burl Front Vanity Box
A small Korean vanity box, with gorgeous natural burl front drawers, opened by brass handles. The top drawer has a charming drawer pull in the form of a turtle.
Size: 20" L x 9.5" W x 18"H
Antique Korean Faceted Crackle Porcelain Bottle
Antique Korean porcelain bottle of an octagonal faceted form, with long neck fluting slightly at the rim, covered in a translucent crackle white celadon glaze. The foot is deeply recessed with buff edges.
18th/19th century Chosun Dynasty
Reference : Bonhams New York Catalogue "The Korean Aesthetic: The Collection of Robert W. Moore, Wednesday March 15, 2017" pg. 22, est. value $15,000-20,000