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Wedding chest, bottom section


Creation date: 18th century
Creation place: Korea

Other Information

Type: Lacquer Chest
Medium and Support: Lacquered wood
Credit Line: Gift of Eugene and Marian Gabrych
Accession Number: 2002.164.b
Dimensions: 52 7/8 in. x 34 in. x 16 1/8 in. (134.3 cm x 86.36 cm x 40.96 cm)
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Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gabrych, Fallbrook, California ( - December 28, 2002)

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California (December 28, 2002 - )

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Two-level stacked chests are among the most recognizable examples of Korean domestic art. This example would have been part of a dowry and used to hold woman’s clothing. The inlay includes visual symbols and poetry that evoke Confucian ideals of integrity, perseverance, and blessings for health and happiness.
Last Updated: 7/16/2013

Exhibition

This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Art of East Asia: Korea San Diego Museum of Art , 1/17/2013 - 00/00/00

Art of East Asia San Diego Museum of Art , 2/3/2013 - 8/1/2013

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