Breakaway

Breakaway by Robin Nystrom
Breakaway, a photo by Robin Nystrom on Flickr.

The carefully placed clay figures that ornament the rooflines of palaces around Seoul are known as japsang (잡상).

In this instance it looks as if a novel inspector – a very large butterfly! – has come closer for inspection, or perhaps it is just one of the guardians coming to life and breaking away…