University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 21574H
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Korean
Provenience: Korea
Pusan
Choryang
Maker: Chun-gŭn Kim
Period: Joseon Dynasty
Date Made: 1886
Early Date: 1886
Late Date: 1886
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Pigment
Technique:Watercolor
Iconography:Arrows
Men
Length: 17.5cm
Width: 13.3cm

Description

Two court officials dressed in traditional Korean military dress appear talking with each other. Each carries a sword and quiver with arrows. A title for the piece and an artist seal appear at the top right. There are 22 other watercolor paintings in the collection illustrating Korean games and rendered by the same artist, Gisan (기산) of Choryang, Korea.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Reconsidering Asian Material Texts Workshop (19 Apr 2013)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient. : Page/Fig./Plate: frontispiece, plate IView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan. : Page/Fig./Plate: frontispiece, plate IView Objects cited in this Publication

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