Antique Korean clay roof tile with impressed design of family crest. On custom metal stand. Choson Dynasty 19th century.
Dimensions of tile: 5 1/2" high x 6" wide (8 1/2" high on stand)
Chinese Han Dynasty Gilt Bronze Belt Hook
Chinese Han Dynasty belt hook. Made of gilt bronze with chimera motif in stippling technique. Arching form with the "hook" portion in the form of a chimera head.
Han Dynasty (206 B.C. - A.D. 220)
Dimensions: 5 3/8" long x 1 1/4" wide
Antique Korean Blue and White Water Dropper
Korean blue and white porcelain water dropper in a squared form. The top surface adorned with cobalt blue underglaze landscape scene of mountains and boats and its sides with cobalt blue geometric motifs. The piece stands on four L shaped feet. With old crazing.
Dimensions: 2 1/2" x 2 3/4" x 1 6/8" H
Antique Korean Ceramic Bottle
Antique Korean ceramic bottle, glazed with rich white glaze with brown crackle. The cylindrical body tapers dramatically to the thin neck and dramatic rim. The foot is slightly recessed with glazed center and natural bare edges.
Dimensions: 4 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 7 1/2" H
Antique Korean Lacquer Inlay Container
Korean round lacquered container with shell inlay motifs of scrolling vines and lotus petals. The lid is topped with a pointed finial, lifting away to the red lacquered interior. The base is black lacquer with inlay sides and delicate inlay along interior rim.
Dimensions: 3 1/4" W x 2 1/4" H
Antique Korean Traditional Gat Horsehair Headgear
A traditional Korean gentlemen's headgear piece called a Gat, constructed of woven horsehair, bamboo, lacquer and silk. The Gat represented the social status of the wearer and protected their topknot underneath.
19th century Chosun Dynasty
Dimensions: 16 1/8" W x 7" H
Antique Korean Persimmon Wood Vanity Box
Korean vanity box made with persimmon wood panels. The box lid opens with brass hinges and brass front plating, incised with floral motifs. The interior of the box holds 4 compartments. Its sides conceal two small hidden drawers, opened by brass pulls, and the base of the piece has an interior low shelf.
Chosun Dynasty, early 20th century
Dimensions: 11” x 7 3/4” x 9” H
Antique Korean White Brass Box
Antique Korean white brass jewelry box, its lid with inlaid motif of an auspicious character meaning wealth or prosperity. Interior lined with wood. The rectangular box stands on four stylized feet.
Choson Period 19th century
Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 4" x 3 1/4" H
Antique Koryo Dynasty Korean Celadon Bowl
Korean antique ceramic bowl, eggshell thin body with tall sides, slightly tapered to the short foot. With celadon green enamel glaze. The exterior sides are incised with stylized floral motifs while the interior is incised with a ring just below the rim and wave patterns.
Goryeo (고려; 高麗 918–1392), also spelled as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo. This kingdom later gave name to the modern exonym "Korea".
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Antique Korean Metal Box
Korean metal oval shaped box, with copper lining and base. The top of the lid is incised with a mask and auspicious inscriptions, and its underside lined in dark stone or clay.