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Art of the Joseon Dynasty

"Art of the Joseon Dynasty"

Toyokan Room 10  December 11, 2018 (Tue) - March 3, 2019 (Sun)

  
Flowers and Birds, Korea, 19th-20th century

This part features furnishings, costumes, and accessories from Korea in the Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). While the costumes, furniture, tableware, and stationery each possessed individual beauty, their appeal was enhanced by their placement in living spaces.

Current exhibit includes:
Flowers and Birds, Korea, 19th-20th century
Wonsam (Formal dress for women), Floral arabesque patterns on figured gauze, Korea, 19th-20th century
Brush Stand, Lotus arabesque in openwork with designs in underglaze blue and red, Korea, 19th-20th century
Water Dropper, Landscape in underglaze blue, Korea, Joseon dynasty, 18th century (Gift of Mr. Tsukagoshi Masaaki)
Water Dropper, Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century (Gift of Mr. Aoyama Keiji)
Dining Table, With curved "tiger legs", Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century (Gift of the Ogura Foundation)