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Korean charm

Korean charm, circular, obv, two phoenixes, rev. HUN JUN BONG UI (Fragrant halls, phoenix manners), Mandel 74.23a, 8.91g.

In Korean symbolism, the phoenix is one of four ’auspicious deities’, the others being turtles, dragons, and girins (a kind of legendary animal).

(CM.2067-2003)

Given by John Keatley