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Ceiling Decoration with Twin Dragons

Joseon Dynasty

National Palace Museum of Korea

National Palace Museum of Korea

The ceiling above the royal throne in the royal council hall or resting court was decorated with a baldachin called Bogae, on which the mythical dragon and phoenix, symbolizing the king, were carved The king’s divine aura and dignity were emphasized by this magnificent, lavish decorations.

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  • Title: Ceiling Decoration with Twin Dragons
  • Date Created: Joseon Dynasty
  • Rights: National palace museum of Korea
  • Medium: Sculpture

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