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    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    Anonymous (18th century)

    A Complete View of the Two Provinces Hamgyeong-do and Pyeongan-do (Hampyeong ryangdo chongramdo)

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    Anonymous (18th century)
    A Complete View of the Two Provinces Hamgyeong-do and Pyeongan-do (Hampyeong ryangdo chongramdo)
    Ink and color on paper
    41 x 69 ¼ in. (104.1 x 175.9 cm.)
    With original paper cover titled and paper bag


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    The first two characters in the title refer to Hamgyeong-do and Pyeongan-do respectively. Both of those provinces are in the northern part of North Korea today and both border on China.
    For a similar map in the collection of Musée Guimet, Paris, see The Poetry of Ink - The Korean Literati Tradition 1392-1910 (Paris: Musée Guimet, 2005), pl. 113.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this lot is dated 18-19th century and not as stated in the catalogue.