The Donated Works section displays treasures that have been generously donated to
the museum by individual collectors, including exquisite examples of painting,
ceramics, sculpture, lacquer ware, metal arts, tiles, and more.
Mr. Yoo Chang-jong (b. 1945), a lawyer and prosecutor, was enchanted by ancient Korean roof tiles from the time he began collecting lotus-patterned soomaksae (roof-end tiles) as a young man. He pursued his fascination with roof tiles throughout his entire life, and eventually donated 1,873 pieces to the National Museum of Korea, including roof tiles from
The Yoo Chang-jong Gallery displays representative roof tiles from the