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The Rises and Falls of Kings in Korea

"The Rises and Falls of Kings in Korea"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 10  October 25, 2016 (Tue) - April 23, 2017 (Sun)

  
"f"-shaped Cheek Plates for Horse BitIron covered with gilt bronze, Three Kingdoms period, 5th century (Gift of the Ogura Foundation)

This part features the prosperity of kings in the Three Kingdoms period (4th century - 676) in Korea, through works including items of metalwork. The diverse designs of the objects are evidence of the prosperity of the kings.

Current exhibit includes:
"f"-shaped Cheek Plates for Horse BitIron covered with gilt bronze, Three Kingdoms period, 5th century (Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Earring,
Three Kingdoms period (Silla), 6th century (Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Three-legged Pot with Handle,
Attributed provenance: Hapcheon, Korea, Three Kingdoms period, 6th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Headgear, With design in openwork,
Attributed provenance: Changnyeong, Korea, Three Kingdoms period, 6th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)