From: Korea | Gyeongju

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-25-19
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Korean
Provenience Korea | Gyeongju
Date Made Early 20th Century?
Section Asian
Materials Paper
Technique Rubbing
Iconography Rooster

The rooster from a set of twelve rubbings of the stone reliefs showing the East Asian zodiac animals at the tomb of Kim Yusin, Gyeongju, Korea. The rubbings are accompanied by a hand-written note which reads: "No. 11. Rubbings of reliefs from a King's Tomb near Keishū [i.e. Gyeongju 慶州]. Purchased from the museum at Keishū for 6 yen. (not the King's Tomb near Bukkokuji [i.e. Bulguksa 佛國寺] but a similar one north.)" Two pieces of paper joined together near bottom. Standing figure with rooster head holding crescent-topped staff in right hand and left hand holding ring.

Height 87.5 cm
Width 50 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1929
Other Number CG98-1-135L - Found in Collection Number

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