University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:21574B
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:Game
Men
Inscription Language:Korean Language
Chinese Language
Length: 17.7 cm
Width: 12.6 cm
Credit Line:Deposited by Miss M. A. Schufeldt, 1896
Other Number:Batch 1 - Other Number

Description

Two hunters in traditional Korean attire are wearing sul-mal or snow shoes (설말) while holding arrows with cloth tied to one end. Wearing sul-mal 설말 for hunting was a common practice in Korea. A title for the piece appears at the top left while 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.


Bibliography:

[Book] Culin, R. S. 1958. Games of the Orient.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Culin, R. S. 1895. Korean Games, with Notes on the Corresponding Games of China and Japan.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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