Lot 565

Korea – 19th century Watercolour of Deity Tree...

Auction Date: 30/06/2021 at 10am

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Korea – 19th century Watercolour of Deity Tree (Dang san namo) in Village setting with figures, no signature apparent, laid to old newspaper, with date of 1865, 37x25cm approx. In Korea folklore says the Deity Tree is the guardian of the village and a place of worship. Many sites have been lost and this may no longer exist. A scarce example of early European art in Korea

Guide Price: £100.00 - £200.00

(Not sold)