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Korean Antiques & Art

Korea has a storied and highly esteemed history of art. Sought-after Korean art dates back as far as 7000 B.C. and includes world-class pottery and ceramics, painting and calligraphy, and craftsman furniture.

In Korea, ceramics evolved from objects created for the utilitarian demands of everyday life to more decorative creations that included iconography from Buddhism and quotidian life. During the Iron Age (circa 300 B.C.), the potter wheel was introduced, which expanded the possibilities of ceramics. This enabled artisans to build more refined and consistent forms and introduced the white porcelain and celadon Korean pottery is known for today.

Korean painting encompasses a diversity of genres including landscape, portraiture, calligraphy, and abstraction. Korean art of all types continues to thrive internationally as well as in the Insadong district of Seoul, which features more than fifty art galleries. Artists such as Lee Ufan, Joonho Jeon, and Soo Koo Shim produce celebrated works of contemporary art.

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KOREAN MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID INKSTONE DESK
Feb 25, 11:00 AM CST
KOREAN MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID INKSTONE DESK
by Lewis & Maese Antiques & Auctions
Est: $1,500- $2,500
$1,10013 Bids
Celedon Basketweave Articulated Vase
Mar 09, 10:00 AM EST
Celedon Basketweave Articulated Vase
by Premier Auction Galleries
Est: $75- $150
$101 Bid
antique Brass Temple Bookends Korean
Feb 25, 6:30 PM EST
antique Brass Temple Bookends Korean
by A KLEINS AUCTION GALLERY LLC
Est: $30- $150
$101 Bid
A SMALL KOREAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF SUDHANA, SILLA PERIOD
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
A SMALL KOREAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF SUDHANA, SILLA PERIOD
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥30,0001 Bid
A KOREAN BUNCHEONG 'FISHES' FLASK, JOSEON DYNASTY
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
A KOREAN BUNCHEONG 'FISHES' FLASK, JOSEON DYNASTY
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥10,0001 Bid
A KOREAN CELADON CUP STAND WITH INCISED 'CHRYSANTHEMUM AND FISH' DESIGN, GORYEO DYNASTY
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
A KOREAN CELADON CUP STAND WITH INCISED 'CHRYSANTHEMUM AND FISH' DESIGN, GORYEO DYNASTY
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥10,0001 Bid
Antique Korean Celadon Porcelain Bamboo Tea Pot
Feb 29, 12:00 PM EST
Antique Korean Celadon Porcelain Bamboo Tea Pot
by Akiba Galleries
Est: $100- $1,000
$501 Bid
A PAIR OF CHINESE OR KOREAN PAINTINGS, 19TH CENTURY
Mar 05, 1:00 PM GMT
A PAIR OF CHINESE OR KOREAN PAINTINGS, 19TH CENTURY
by Plakas Auctions
Est: £400- £600
£3001 Bid
A KOREAN INLAID CELADON BOWL, GORYEO DYNASTY
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
A KOREAN INLAID CELADON BOWL, GORYEO DYNASTY
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥10,0001 Bid
A KOREAN INLAID BUNCHEONG TEA BOWL, JOSEON DYNASTY
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
A KOREAN INLAID BUNCHEONG TEA BOWL, JOSEON DYNASTY
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥10,0001 Bid
A KOREAN BLUE AND WHITE JAR WITH INSCRIPTION '壽 (SU)' DESIGN, JOSEON DYNASTY
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
A KOREAN BLUE AND WHITE JAR WITH INSCRIPTION '壽 (SU)' DESIGN, JOSEON DYNASTY
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥50,0001 Bid
A KOREAN CELADON INCENSE BOX WITH INLAID 'CRANE' DESIGN, GORYEO DYNASTY
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
A KOREAN CELADON INCENSE BOX WITH INLAID 'CRANE' DESIGN, GORYEO DYNASTY
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥10,0001 Bid
A KOREAN CARVED WOOD WILD GOOSE, JOSEON DYNASTY
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
A KOREAN CARVED WOOD WILD GOOSE, JOSEON DYNASTY
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥10,0001 Bid
A KOREAN BLUE AND WHITE 'PEONY' TRIPLE JAR, JOSEON DYNASTY
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
A KOREAN BLUE AND WHITE 'PEONY' TRIPLE JAR, JOSEON DYNASTY
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥100,0001 Bid
KOREAN PORCELAIN PEACH WATER DROPPER.
Feb 23, 10:00 AM EST
KOREAN PORCELAIN PEACH WATER DROPPER.
by Quinn's Auction Galleries
Est: $100- $200
$501 Bid
2pc Korean Ancestors Gouache on Paper
Feb 25, 10:00 AM MST
2pc Korean Ancestors Gouache on Paper
by Monarch Auction and Estate Services
Est: $0- $0
$101 Bid
A 19th Century Korean Celadon Pottery Vase
Feb 25, 10:30 AM AEDT
A 19th Century Korean Celadon Pottery Vase
by Kerleys Auctions
Est: AUD100- AUD140
AUD501 Bid
KOREAN PAINTING OF FLOWERS AND BIRDS
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
KOREAN PAINTING OF FLOWERS AND BIRDS
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥10,0001 Bid
GERMAN OFFICES IN CHINA STAMP
Mar 08, 10:30 AM EST
GERMAN OFFICES IN CHINA STAMP
by Carroll's Auctioneers & Appraisers
Est: $70- $280
$100 Bids
Korean Celadon Glazed Vase With Lotus Design Throughout, Artist Signed
Feb 26, 7:00 PM EST
Korean Celadon Glazed Vase With Lotus Design Throughout, Artist Signed
by Kensington Estate Auctions
Est: $300- $500
$1500 Bids
Korean Goryeo Style Celadon Glazed Dragon Ewer
Mar 17, 12:00 PM EDT
Korean Goryeo Style Celadon Glazed Dragon Ewer
by Auctions at Showplace
Est: $300- $500
$1000 Bids
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Korean Lacquer Box Inlaid MOP
Feb 24, 11:00 AM PST
Korean Lacquer Box Inlaid MOP
by Wealthier Art & Auction
Est: $50- $100
$200 Bids
Pair of Antique Korean Porcelain Horses
Feb 24, 8:30 AM EST
Pair of Antique Korean Porcelain Horses
by Luban Antique
Est: $100- $200
$500 Bids
A KOREAN KI-IRABO TYPE TEA BOWL, GORYEO DYNASTY
Mar 02, 10:00 AM JST
A KOREAN KI-IRABO TYPE TEA BOWL, GORYEO DYNASTY
by Fukuoka Yumekai Auction
Est: ¥0- ¥0
¥10,0000 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Korean Antiques & Art


Fukuoka Yumekai Auction

Fukuoka Yumekai Auction

DotDot Art Gallery Inc

DotDot Art Gallery Inc

Plakas Auctions

Plakas Auctions

Premier Auction Galleries

Premier Auction Galleries