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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Korea, Room 47g

Brush Pot

1850-1900 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Overlaid iron and silver
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.
DimensionsHeight: 4.85' Width: 3.8
Style
Bibliographic References
  • 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
Collection
Accession Number
M.401-1912

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record createdFebruary 3, 2000
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