Lot 166
A Korean Porcelain Dragon Jar
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Joseon period (1392-1910), 18th or 19th century, white porcelain painted with underglaze copper red, two dragons with their bodies in serpentine position bearing five claws and a ferocious open mouth chase a flaming pearl, clouds surround them, pronounced joint body, unglazed underside.

12.75 in.

Dragons were a favorite motif in Korean art, and during the Joseon period took on more energy and animation, showing wit and humor, indicative of Korean folk art style. Most frequently found in underglaze blue, copper red dragon jars are rare.

Good estate condition.

$1,000 - 3,000