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Chinese Lacquer and Mother of Pearl Scholarâs Tray 19th Century

Chinese Lacquer and Mother of Pearl Scholar’s Tray 19th Century

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1403822
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Rectangular tray, made of wood with woven rattan panels, covered with red lacquer, painted with landscapes in black and gold, inlaid with mother of pearl. Very fine workmanship! The poem was written by the Tang Dynasty poet Liu Tsung-Yeng. Ca. first half 19th century. Dimensions: 37,5 x 22 x 2,5 cm. Condition: overall in an exceptional condition with all the mother of peatl inlay intact, minor age wear and chips.