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Ceiling Decoration with Phoenixes

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 a phoenix symbolizing the virtue of a good and wise king was carved.

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

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