Mother of Pearl Locked Jewelry Box with Lacquered Wooden Flower
Unlike other lacquered wooden jewelry box, this locked jewelry box was created by traditional technique in which hemp cloth is laid upon the wood frame of the box called "skeleton" before repeated applying of natural lacquer. After lacquering, delicately designed mother of pearl pieces are individually inlaid by the artist. The specially handcrafted peony design knob made of cupro-nickel adds beautiful panache to this unique jewelry box. The elaborate adornment with the iridescence of intricate mother of pearl designs makes it an impressive item for collection.
The two story structure inside of the box offers a pleasant way for storing valuable personal ornaments. 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. The seal of artist, Gigang, is impressed in red lacquer paint. Read More