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Art of Asia

Course: Art of Asia > Unit 3

Lesson 7: Joseon dynasty (1392–1897)

Conservation: Korean lacquer

Korean lacquerware, a beautiful art form, is preserved using science and patience. Conservationists delicately clean and repair these pieces, ensuring their survival for future generations. They use solvents to remove dirt and grime, then fill cracks with a special mixture. This process keeps the art's history alive. Created by Smarthistory.

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