Mother of Pearl Black Cookie Jar Nine-Sectioned Wood Box with Rose
This octagonal wood black cookie jar is ornamented with an elegant design of fully bloomed roses and butterflies hovering over them. Both the flowers and insects are captured vividly, displaying the traditional Korean lacquer ware that is embellished with a motif from the West: roses. The inside of the container is divided into nine compartments to hold an assortment of food. The elaborate adornment with the iridescence of delicate mother of pearl designs makes it an impressive item for collection.
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. It's been used as an ideal container for keeping food such as cookie, nut and candy. Read More