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Korean - General

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.

Recommended Items at Auction

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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 Stained Pine Hanji Floor Lanterns, Pair
Mar 12, 11:00 AM EDT
Korean Stained Pine Hanji Floor Lanterns, Pair
by Auctions at Showplace
Est: $200- $400
$500 Bids
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Large Korean Gilt Bronze Seal
Mar 23, 11:00 AM PDT
Large Korean Gilt Bronze Seal
by Wealthier Art & Auction
Est: $300- $500
$1250 Bids
A KOREAN MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID LACQUER STACKING BOX, JOSEON DYNASTY (1392-1897)
Mar 05, 1:00 PM GMT
A KOREAN MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID LACQUER STACKING BOX, JOSEON DYNASTY (1392-1897)
by Plakas Auctions
Est: £400- £600
£3000 Bids
A Korean Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Crucifix
Mar 27, 10:00 AM CDT
A Korean Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Crucifix
by Hindman
Est: $1,000- $1,500
$5000 Bids
A Korean carved wood cake mold, Joseon dynasty
Mar 13, 10:00 AM PDT
A Korean carved wood cake mold, Joseon dynasty
by Andrew Jones Auctions
Est: $300- $500
$1400 Bids
A Korean Lacquer Hat Box
Mar 27, 10:00 AM CDT
A Korean Lacquer Hat Box
by Hindman
Est: $800- $1,200
$4000 Bids
A Korean copper alloy spoon and pair of bronze chopsticks
Mar 13, 10:00 AM PDT
A Korean copper alloy spoon and pair of bronze chopsticks
by Andrew Jones Auctions
Est: $300- $500
$1400 Bids
A Korean Horsehair Hat, Gat
Mar 27, 10:00 AM CDT
A Korean Horsehair Hat, Gat
by Hindman
Est: $1,000- $1,500
$5000 Bids
A Korean bronze mammiform cup
Mar 13, 10:00 AM PDT
A Korean bronze mammiform cup
by Andrew Jones Auctions
Est: $80- $120
$400 Bids

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Wealthier Art & Auction

Wealthier Art & Auction