Mother of Pearl Big Lacquered Jewelry Box Inlaid with Landscape
The beauty of the intricate landscape design covering this black lacquer wood jewelry box exhibits the amazing craftsmanship and artistry of Korean mother of pearl crafts. It is quite remarkable that the artist could depict the scene in such detail without brush nor pen, but only with mother of pearl strips.
The structure of the two doors above and two drawers below, as well as the three drawers on the inside is conceived from the traditional Korean wardrobe, and offers a pleasant way for storing valuable personal ornaments such as jewelry.
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. Read More