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Rare/Fine Total Paper Marche 3 Stacking Sewing Boxes

Rare/Fine Total Paper Marche 3 Stacking Sewing Boxes


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Folk Art: Pre 1900: Item # 761227

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Harubang Antiques
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3712 - 80th Avenue SE
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 $2,200 
A Rare/Fine Paper Marche 3 Stacking Sewing (Stationery) Boxes: Korea, Choson period, 19th Century, These sewing boxes for Choson period’s women are formed with an all paper marche painted in colorful geometric design and applied cut-paper design was another characteristic Choson period’s decorative technique. It has papers with predominant bright red, yellow, green and purple color. These boxes’ paper surface was protected by an oil finish. It is in fine condition with minor damages associated with age. *** For an identical paper marche stacking sewing boxes seen in Korean Art, The Brooklyn Museum Collection, by Robert J. Moes lot #88, p184