Analysis of Danchung Pigments at Geunjeongjeon Hall in Gyeongbokgung Palace

경복궁(景福宮) 근정전(勤政殿) 단청안료의 분석

  • Cho, Nam Chul (Conservation Science Division, National Research Institute of Cultural Properties) ;
  • Moon, Whan Suk (Conservation Science Division, National Research Institute of Cultural Properties) ;
  • Hong, Jong Ouk (Conservation Science Division, National Research Institute of Cultural Properties) ;
  • Hwang, Jin Ju (Conservation Science Division, National Research Institute of Cultural Properties)
  • 조남철 (국립문화재연구소 보존과학연구실) ;
  • 문환석 (국립문화재연구소 보존과학연구실) ;
  • 홍종욱 (국립문화재연구소 보존과학연구실) ;
  • 황진주 (국립문화재연구소 보존과학연구실)
  • Published : 2002.02.01

Abstract

The analysis of danchung pigments at the Geunjeongjeon Hall in the Gyeongbokgung Palace were carried out by EXRF and MXRD. The analytical results showed that mineral pigments were employed for the inside of the Geunjeongjeon Hall. The main ingredients of green pigments were chalcanthite and celadonite. Red pigment was cinnnabar. It was also revealed that synthetic pigments were applied for the outside of the Hall. Yellow pigment was chrome yellow. The main ingredients of red pigments were red lead and hematite. Green pigments were emeral green and chrome green. Lazurite was employed for blue pigment and titanium dioxide for white one.

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