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Korean Mother of Pearl inlaid Lacquer dressing Mirror box, 19th C.

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Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
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Korean Mother of Pearl inlaid black Lacquer dressing Mirror Box or Chest, Joseon or Chosun Dynasty, 19th Century, 10 1/2" deep, 6" high, 7 3/4 wide, inlaid diaper design on top and front, floral design on both sides, Bamboo design in the back, small inlaid bamboo design is in the back side and around the Bat shape Brass handle. Lift up the hinged top to reveal the mirror inside under the top, one(1) drawer supported by low bracket feet wrapped around by solid Brass frame. All hardware fittings are solid Brass with drawer pull is shape of flying hairy bat. To open the top, push forward the round half moon shape button on top and horizontal shape of brass piece will pop forward and then lift up the hinged front top section, and rest the mirror any heights and angle necessary. The condition is all original, shows wear and tear over the years, missing mother of pearl flower pedals and leaves on both sides, and missing mother of pearl and wood separation on top area.