Antique Jewellery Box of Lacquer Wood with Phoenix Design on Black
This exquisite black lacquered wooden antique jewellery box is elegantly decorated with mother of pearl phoenix design. The elaborate adornment with the iridescence of intricate mother of pearl designs makes it an impressive item for collection. The phoenix (bonghwang), along with the dragon, is the symbol of an emperor and is believed to herald a time of peace and prosperity.
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.