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

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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.

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