Mother of Pearl Candy Jar with Lacquer Wood Silk Imaginary Flowers
This octagonal lacquered wood antique candy jar is embellished with a mother of pearl design of bosanghwa blossoms (the imaginary Buddhist flower) in full bloom and rhythmic lines and whorls of the vines. The beautifully designed silk is laid upon the inner surface before repeated applying of natural lacquer, giving the exquisite panache to this cookie box, as well as the practicality of washing it with water.
The houseware coated with natural lacquer has long been used in East Asia for its glossy beauty as well as its practicality for being strong, watertight and antibacterial. It's been used as an ideal container for keeping food such as cookie, nut and candy. Read More