Antique Korean single section bedside chest, with book matched front panels of hardwood burl. Stylized Mandarin duck decorative bronze medallions with hinged side by side doors open to an expansive storage area. On original wooden stand.
Dimensions: 31.5" Wide x 27" High x 14" Deep.
Low Korean Inlaid Brown Lacquered Table W/ 4-Toed Dragon
Low rectangular Korean Inlaid table depicting a swirling 4-toed dragon with gold swirling inlaid whimsical clouds. Overall very good condition consistent with age. Brown lacquer over card wood body.
It was said that whoever could wield the yeouiju was blessed with the abilities of omnipotence and creation at will, and that only four-toed dragons (who had thumbs with which to hold the orbs) were both wise and powerful enough to wield these orbs, as opposed to the lesser, three-toed... Click for details
Korean Antique Tall Painted Panel of Two Phoenixes and Flowers
Antique Korean painting, very tall and narrow, of a pair of phoenix birds, one occupying the upper portion of the painting and the other one on the bottom. The lower phoenix emerges from water as shown by a blossoming lotus. The rest of the space surrounding both birds is filled with robust peony blossoms of different color. Painted in rich mineral colors on paper. Later put into a custom lacquered wood frame.
The magical phoenix is called Bonghwang in Korea. The double phoenix... Click for details
Korean Antique Blue and White Vase
Korean bulbous vase, blue and white, dating from the 18th/19th century, with a cylindrical lip over a round body with a floral design and a cylindrical foot, the design in a whimsical style of Korean art.
Provenance East Coast NY Estate Choson Period 18th/19th century Size H 7" x W 8 1/4" x D 8 1/4"
Antique Korean Bandaji (Blanket Storage Trunk)
Antique Korean bandaji (blanket storage trunk), made of beautifully rough hewn wood. A single door is hinged horizontally and opens downward to reveal a large compartment for storage. Hardware is made of iron and includes large hinges and lock plates with Buddhist symbols. Stunning warm original finish.
Dimensions: 27 1/4" high x 29 1/2" wide x 15" deep
Antique Korean Inlaid Low Table w/ Dragon and Phoenix
Antique Korean low table, of a rounded form with raised, scalloped flower petal edges. The apron below is openwork carved with scrolling vine motifs and double happiness symbols. The table's top is highly decorative with fine inlay work of brass, shell, and shagreen, creating a depiction of a phoenix and a serpentine dragon. The edges of the table top are decorated with various scholar's objects, such as a gourd bottle, an endless knot, and a gunbai fan. The ground of the table is done in dark... Click for details
Korean Vase with Kintsugi
A Korean vase 19th century. The pear shape vase with a long neck and fluted rim has a cream color glossy transparent glaze. A small gold leaf repair to the lip done in the Kintsugi style.
Dimensions: 11.25" X 6.5"
Antique Korean Koryo Celadon Bowl
Antique Korean Koryo bowl with celadon glaze and crackling, the small recessed well with carved outline, the exterior body of the bowl carved with repeating lotus petals, and standing on a short recessed foot.
Koryo Dynasty 10th-14th century
Dimensions: 6 1/2" W x 3" H
Antique Korean Porcelain Fish Water Dropper
Antique Korean blue and white porcelain water dropper in the form of a fish with spiked fins and carved scales and other detail. The piece has two holes, one for air and one for pouring out water for calligraphy.
Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 2 3/4" x 1"
Antique Korean Elm Bandaji Blanket Chest
Antique Korean bandaji, or blanket chest made with hardwood with original finish, iron plates and mounts on the front of the piece with floral cut-out motifs. The front has a drop-down lid with two iron pulls on decorative plates.