Beautiful Northern Korean bandaji (blanket storage chest) with highly ornate white brass fittings incised with birds and flowers and auspicious symbols. The white brass plated mounts are cladded onto the front of the chest hinged to allow operation of the drop leaf door. The chest has two handles on the side for mobility and two handles on the front to aid in operation of the door.
Yi Dynasty (circa 19th Century)
Size: 23 3/4" High x 37" Wide x 19 1/2" Deep
Korean Framed Woodblock Print of Colorful Masks
A small framed Korean woodblock print, with vivid pigments of yellow, magenta, and blue, printed images of whimsical Korean masks and banners. Numbered 31/500, title 183, with signature in pencil, and red chop by artist.
Size: (entire frame)11.25" L x 11.25" H (artwork only) 4.25" L x 4.25" H
Antique Korean Large Porcelain Blue and White Vase
Antique Korean large blue and white porcelain jar, with a long, oval shaped body. Cobalt underglaze sparrows and pomegranates on branches decorate the body, with a collar of ruyi motifs along the base of the neck. The foot has a single ring above it in cobalt blue. Choson Dynasty 19th century.
Size: 10" L x 13.5" H
Antique Korean Blue and White Vase
Antique Korean blue and white vase of a wide octagonal form, with underglaze cobalt blue script motifs along the shortened neck. The interior and foot are also glazed in white. Choson Dynasty
Size: 7" W x 6.5" H
Antique Korean Large Porcelain Crackle Vase
Antique Korean glazed bottle vase. Pear shaped rising to a tall neck with a slightly everted rim and applied with a glossy transparent glaze. Fluted rounded rim with natural design. Would have been used to store choice fluids. Choson period circa 1850s.
Size: 6" W x 11" H
Unusual Antique Korean Porcelain Bottle Vase
Antique Korean blue and white porcelain bottle vase, with cobalt blue underglaze motifs, a short neck with fluted rim, and roughly textured foot. Chosun Dynasty circa 1850
Size: 5" W x 7.5" H
Korean Three Section Inlaid Cabinet Samch'ung Jang
Extraordinary Korean cabinet in three stacking sections. Covered with inlay on a black lacquer ground. The front is very densely covered with scenes of rural Korea: scholars in gardens, farmers at work, maidens in pavilion windows, and lovely vignettes of mountains, and rivers with bridges and boats. Silver toned chased brass hardware includes many butterfly hinges and lock plates. The locks themselves are unusual in that they are round and made of chased brass as well as copper in the... Click for details
Antique Korean hardwood Chest
Antique Korean chest with original hardwood finish. Made with elm hardwood and adorned extensively with White brass hardware. Matched with a Korean fish lock and key. Side handles for easy handling. Interior lined in original paper. Early to Mid 19th century
Size: 35.5" L x 16.5" D x 25" H
Korean Keyaki Wood Bandaji Blanket Storage Chest
Beautiful simple Korean bandaji (blanket storage chest). Made of solid kayak (Elm) wood with dramatic natural wood grain. Gorgeous original iron hardware with large lock and hinges with cut out motifs. Hinged in the front for storage access. Early 20th century. Size: 28 1/2" high x 32" wide x 19 1/4" deep.
Antique Korean Pair of Red Lacquer Cabinets with Inlay
Antique Korean matching pair of red lacquer cabinets, with elaborate inlaid designs adorning the full front and sides. Imagery of exotic birds, deer, and fish among a huge assortment of flowers can be seen throughout. Each cabinet is comprised of three sections : the top, bottom, and base stand; Styled in traditional Korean fashion with double hinged doors and large locks incised with the Double Happiness symbol. Interior is lined in red paper. Three drawers line the topmost section. Dated 19th... Click for details