Mother of Pearl Inlaid Music Box with Wooden Crane and Pine in Black
This wooden inlaid music box is elegantly embellished with mother of pearl design of a pair of cranes delighting in a romantic moment on a pine tree wrought by the intricate mother of pearl inlaying technique. The elaborate adornment with the iridescence of intricate mother of pearl designs makes it an impressive item for collection.
The unique Korean traditional lock and key decorated with Madeup (Korean macrame knots) gives the beautiful panache to this music box.
This music box plays the famous Korean folk song, "Arirang." "Arirang" is so popular in Korea that it might be called the national folk song. The words have to do with the longing and weary feeling of having been jilted by a lover. Arirang was sung by ordinary people during their hard times to help them overcome fatigue and anguish. Read More