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