Tag Archives: Artwork

Silver Work “A Treasure Ship”

Among the gifts preserved in the International Friendship Exhibition House is a silver work “A Treasure Ship”, which was presented to Chairman Kim Jong Il by a delegation of the International Institute of the Juche Idea in October Juche 80 (1991). Prior to their re-visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in the run-up to the […]

Lacquering Art of Korea

The lacquering art is the national craftwork indigenous to Korea which decorates various furniture and utensils by painting them with lacquer. It has such features as durability, purity and lustre for its peculiar material. Wood is mainly used as the groundwork material for lacquering, and sometimes metals and unglazed ceramics. It applies various decorating methods; […]