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Byeongpung | Korean Folding Screens

Popular in Korea, folding screens were created to decorate rooms and for use as a backdrop to enhance the festive mood for special events such as weddings, birthdays and holidays. Adorned with symbolic images with auspicious meaning folding screens have long been loved; and more recently become a study subject among art historians, who see them essential in understanding Korean art and culture of the late Joseon period.

Skinner offers four Korean multi-panel folding screens from the 19th and 20th centuries in the September 14, 2018, Asian Works of Art auction in Boston.Read More