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Wooden Jewelry Box Inlaid with Mother of Pearl Long Life Emblems
 
This unique wooden jewelry box is elegantly decorated with a mother of pearl design of sipjangsaeng, 10 creatures that ancient Koreans, influenced by the Taoist philosophy, believed were created to enjoy eternal youth: sun, stone, water, cloud, pine tree, deer, bulnocho ('herb of eternal youth'), turtle, crane, and mountain. Inspired by the belief in a Taoist utopian world resided by Taoist elders who had found the secret of eternal life, ancient Koreans revealed their dreams of such a world through the 10 creatures. Read More

Size: 8.3"W x 5.3"D x 3.9"H (21 x 13.5 x 10cm)
 
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Item number: 5143
 
 
 
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