This pair of Confucian Scholars come from Kyonggi-Do province in northwestern South Korea, on the Yellow Sea. In Confucian society, scholarship is revered and these statues were tomb markers, although not necessarily marking the graves of scholars but possibly court officials or nobles. 15th or 16th Century
"Confucian Scholars" (2013). Art@PPL images. 2.
confucian scholars, statues
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