A Very Rare/Fine Korean Mother of Pearl/Turtoise Shell Inlaid Official Uniform Box:
Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century
It is rectangular, with rounded corners and with deep lower compartment and shallow
cover, inlaid overall in mother of pearl and tortoise shell with dragons chasing the flaming
pearl amongst clouds, the spines of dragons outlines in inlaid twisted wire and the
pieces of mother of pearl and tortoise shell large, the ground brownish-black lacqer,
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A Very Fine and Rare Large Carved Old Plum Inkstone:
Korea, 19th Century
An oval shaped light black color and heavy weight inkstone carved in remarkable craftsmanship with 2 old and large plum trees with blossoms and 4 birds, and highlited by two olive green “eye” inclusions, it has inscriptions on the bottom.
It’s in very fine condition without any noticeablue damages.
Measurements: 10 ¼” x 8 ¼” x 1 ½” (26cm x 21cm x 4cm)
Pair of Rare Southeast Asian Polychrome Painted/Carved Wood Gardians:
Indonesia/Bali, 19th Century
These very large, fine, rare and mignificent pair of Hindu mythological garudas are polychrome and gold painted, and increrable carving of fierce wood guardians that protects against all evil things. These pair guardians have been preserved very well with a very good condition without any chips or repairs but some short cracks near the bottom associate with ages.
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A Fine Korean Persimmen Wood Cosmetic Box (Kyung Dae):Sold
Korea, Joseon Dynasty, 19th Century
Of rectangular shape set on four bracket feet, fitted with a flat lid hinged in the midsection
and at the back which covers the mirror compartment, the mirror now aged crack, also constructed with a single rectangular drawer below, fitted with buckle-shaped metal hings
and single bat shaped drawer pull, this box made with a persimmen wood with a natural granes.
It’s in very fine condition (
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