Fragrance of Korea (Book published January 1, 2007)

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Book Details

Author  Korea Foundation
Publisher  Korea Foundation
Publication Date   January 1, 2007
ISBN  8986090244
Pages  140

Description

This English-language and stunningly illustrated book exclusively features the Gilt-Bronze Incense Burner of Baekje, designated a National Treasure of Korea (No. 287) and includes 110 pages of photo images and three separate essays (28 pages). The images are categorized by lid, bowl, and pedestal stand, and by themes of its ornamental elements, such as the five musicians, human figures, figures with human face and animal body, animals and mythical creatures, birds, landscape scenery, and water animals. An annotated illustration at the start of each section serves as a reference for the individual details therein.