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Box with Fish and Animal Design

Box with Fish and Animal Design

나전 칠기 반짇그릇 (螺鈿漆器箱子)

1800s

Lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay

Diameter: 33.1 cm (13 1/16 in.); Overall: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund 1987.42

Description

Many thin layers of lacquer were applied to the leather core of this round tray. The design was cut into the dry lacquer and then the mother-of-pearl was inserted.

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