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Set of Sliding Doors Decorated with Painting of Ten Longevity Symbols

19th century~Early 20th century

National Palace Museum of Korea

National Palace Museum of Korea
Seoul, South Korea

This painting includes ten components that symbolize longevity such as the mountains, rocks, water, bamboos, cranes, deer, tortoises, pinetrees, elixir of immorality, and peaches. Four-paneled sliding doors complete one set, with the ten longevity symbols arranged symmetrically around the center window. There are small octagonal paper windows on the two center doors of each set.

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  • Title: Set of Sliding Doors Decorated with Painting of Ten Longevity Symbols
  • Date Created: 19th century~Early 20th century
  • Rights: National palace museum of Korea
  • Medium: Paintings

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