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Brush pot

Brush pot

  • Place of origin:

    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Overlaid iron and silver

  • Museum number:

    M.401-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Korea, Room 47g, case 10

Physical description

Hexagonal brushpot, each side decorated with a motif enclosed in a border of scroll, all inlaid with silver wire. These include pine trees, bamboo, a waterfall, deer, cranes and tortoises.

Place of Origin

Korea (made)

Date

1850-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Overlaid iron and silver

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Korean Art and Design.
London: V&A,
1992.
plate 55, p.119.
Beth McKillop.
"The Samsung gallery of Korean Art at the V&A.".
London: Orientations,
Dec. 1992.
4.
Liz Wilkinson.
Birds, Bats & Butterflies in Korean Art.
London: Sun Tree Publishing, Singapore,
1996.
pp.68-69.
Beth McKillop

Categories

Access to Images; Images Online

Collection

East Asia Collection

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