All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1377403 (stock #4174)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Fine and rare molded leather tobacco box from the Bai ethnic group in Yunnan, China. These were purchased in rural Yunnan at a Bai market, near Dali about 15 years ago. I have found a few references on Bai lacquer but never any images, so this may have been made by either the Shan(Dai) or Yi minorities who have a better documented lacquer tradition...