Coming up this month is a big sale of Korean work at Christie’s sale rooms in New York. The flagship piece is a mature work by Kim Whanki (1913-1974) with the rather dull title of 2-V-73 #313.
If the estimated $1 million price tag is beyond all but the uber-rich and lottery winners, there are two more humble early works that are also available. But I’d need to win the lottery to justify even the cheaper of those too.
Other works are by Cho Taikho, Kim Tschangyeul and Kang Ik-joong, whose work decorated the Gwanghwamun site while the great gate was being restored:
If pottery is your thing, there’s plenty to choose from, including a 15th century mini moon vase with a well-pronounced foot:
The lots are included in a sale of Japanese and Korean art works at Rockefeller Plaza, New York, on 23 March.