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How did Gojong’s ceramics end up in a Japanese hotel? : The DONG-A ILBO

The then French statesman, Marie François Sadi Carnot, gifted a set of two ceramics to King Gojong of Joseon in 1886 after establishing diplomatic relations with the country. It is a white Salamine vase with polychrome decoration and a Clodion vase from the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres. The Salamis vase is currently in the National […]