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Black Lacquered Hat box with mother of pearl inlaid

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 1341007

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This dodecagonal box designed to store a gentleman’s hat, made from pine wood decorated with rather auspicious symbols and landscape motifs executed with the kkeuneumjil technique. The circular medallion on the lid is dominated by landscape painting motif while each of the twelve sides is decorated with double Ruyi head shape. In this richly decorated box the wishes and symbols for a good fortune and long life are artistically combined the depiction of landscape for the Confucian virtues. D 38.5cm H 25cm