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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1348531 (stock #HC070)
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During the Joseon period (1392-1910) boxes such as this one were used by wealthy gentlemen and noblemen (Yangban) to store tobacco. During this time, the use of bronze was restricted, thus resulting in the subsequent popularity of iron wares, which were heavily inlaid with silver and sometimes gold and brass wire. This type of box can be found in a range of sizes. The quality of the box itself, is excellent, with no damage and minimal loss of the silver inlay...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1341022 (stock #HC110)
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This carved quiver (hwasaltong) made of bamboo decorated in dragons, tiger, and the Ten Symbols of Longevity. The motifs are carved in low relief in the bamboo stem, three nodes long, while the background is covered by black lacquer. The head of the half-round closing cap made of wood is shaped like a head of dragon seen from below. L 97cm D 7cm