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Mother of Peal/Tortoise Shell Inlaid Lacquer Low Table

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 1025745

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A Fine Mother of Peal/Tortoise Shell Inlaid Lacquer Low Table: Korea, Choson period, late 19th Century, This rectangular low table is lacquered with dark brown over all, and top decorated with a confronted large four-clawed dragon and a long-tailed phoenix inlaid in tortoise shell, twisted wire and mother of pearl, and amid clouds enclosed in a floral scroll-form border. It is in very fine condition except a corner having lightly crashed (see photo). Measures 13 ½” h.x 39/ ¼” L/x 27/ ¼” D. (34.3cm x 99.7cm x 69.2cm) *** A similar mother of pearl and tortoise shell low table sold at Sotheby’s, New York, Dec. 3, 1994, lot #91 and also at Christie’s, New York, Oct. 24, 1991, lot #935