The Ship-jangsaeng Motif
Used in Modern Artworks
Examples of 1980s-2010s Usages of the "Symbols of Longevity"
Ship-jangsaeng Fence in my neighborhood, featuring Crane, Water,
Turtle, Pine, Rock, Cloud, Deer, Bullocho, Sun and Mountain.
These are increasingly popular on fences, gates, etc (see below).
Classical style on a 1990 embroidery work, and a
new style on a Lunar New Year greeting-card sent
out by Hollym Publishing Company, Seoul.
A "Ship-jang-san" artwork -- the symbols of longevity painted on an Lantern in the form of
a mountain, used in the Buddha's Birthday Parade in downtown Seoul, May 2010.  Below
is a similar item stored at Dobi-san Buseok-sa Temple in South Chungcheong Province.
A Ship-jangsaeng Painting, Classical-style but created in the late 20th-Cen, on a large
folding-screen in the Cheonghwa-dae Presidential Mansion, behind ROK President Lee
Myung-bak as he meets with former presidents Kim Young-sam (L) and Chun Du-hwan (R).
Nouveau Ship-jangsaeng Painting by artist Lee Han-woo, 2007
Welcoming Gate at the western entrance of the Mungyeong-Saejae Provincial Park
Ship-jangsaeng motif used to frame the restored Cheonggye-cheon Stream, downtown
skyscrapers and Nam-san, in a 2009 ad by the Seoul Tourism Marketing Organization.
Ship-jangsaeng motif on the silver frame of the plaque designating me Honorary
Ambassador of Mt. Samgak-san by the Mayor of Gangbuk-gu, February 2008.
Ship-jangsaeng motif on a contemporary maebyeong
vase, and on the cover of a Sotheby's Auction House
catalog of a traditional Korean arts collection in 2009.
from a Dictionary of Korean Culture
ad in Choson Wolgan SAN magazine, September 2010