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LACQUER SAKE CAST
Red-lacquered classical Chinese poetry on black lacquer. Joseon dynasty, 19th century. approx...
The Zentner Collection
Antique Korean small jewelry box, with painted horn scenes of scholars, deer, cranes, peacocks, women at work in panels of red, green, pink, yellow, blue, and green pigments.
Size: 8.5" L x 6.5" W x 5" H
Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Korean Mother of Pearl inlaid Lacquer Jewelry Chest, Ca. Joseon or Chosun Dynasty, 19th Century, 10 1/2" high, 11" wide-maximum measurement...
Korean Mother of Pearl inlaid Black Lacquer chest with heavy Brass Hardware for upper class Scholar for storing necessary writing implements, Joseon Dynasty period, 19th C. 11" high, 10" wide-bottom measurement, 15" deep. In front inlaid of beautiful and peaceful lake scenery with boat, pavilion and pine trees on brass hinged double doors under the lift up top with horizontal brass bar into Brass Turtle to close and open...
Korean Mother of Pearl inlaid black Lacquer dressing Mirror Box or Chest, Joseon or Chosun Dynasty, 19th Century, 10 1/2" deep, 6" high, 7 3/4 wide, inlaid diaper design on top and front, floral design on both sides, Bamboo design in the back, small inlaid bamboo design is in the back side and around the Bat shape Brass handle. Lift up the hinged top to reveal the mirror inside under the top, one(1) drawer supported by low bracket feet wrapped around by solid Brass frame...
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Well-used Korean black-lacquered small lidded container made of 'Koyori' (string made from twisted paper), Joseon dynasty, 18-19th century.
Exquisite work, with sophisticated folksy presence. Expected lacquer-exfoliation as seen. approx...
Very Rare Pair of Korean Black Lacquer Mother-Of-Pearl Mungap (Stationery Chest). 'Mun' means things pertaining to culture, and 'gap' means low chest. These chests were given this name because they were used as a repository for items related to cultural life, such as rolls of paper, brushes, ink sticks and ink stones. One door lifts out, and then other doors can slide over and lift out. Dimensions of each chest: 18h x 38w x 11.5d inches, 45.75h x 96.5 x 29.25 cm.
Korean black lacquer with very fine mother-of-pearl inlay document or treasure box with a lift out tray. The side handles are engraved and the box comes with its original lock. An excellent example of Korean art craftsmanship, it is in pristine condition. Measures 10" across, 7.5" high, and 7.75" front to back. Purchased in Korea in the early 1970's.
Spoils of Time
Sold in Vervendi March 2015 Auction
A good Korean mother of pearl inlaid small chest of drawers. The front with inlaid decoration of pairs of birds (including, recognizably, ducks and phoenix) among lotus, bamboo, peaches and peonies on flat black lacquered ground. This is one of those wonderful finds of both honest age and undisturbed condition. All the wood with evidence only of being hand worked and appearing untouched since made with good, honest patina on all the secondary woods as well...
This spectacular and truly one-of-a kind telephone was not only crafted by what was Korea's premier lacquer and mother-of-pearl company in the mid 20th Century (Kimpo Chilgi Gongyaesa), this is the one-off deluxe telephone that they made for themselves to use in their own office, so they put everything into this phone, and there really is no other like it...
Beautiful and Historical Lacquered Mother-of-Pearl Presentation Box inscribed by Governor Lee Ik Heung (governor from November 23, 1953 to May 21, 1956), the first governor of Gyeonggi Province after the Korean War and the division of Korean into north and south. A beautiful piece of Korean history. 5.5w x 4d x 2h inches, 14 x 10 x 5 cm.
The Zentner Collection
Vintage korean black lacquer tobacco box with inlaid mother of pearl. The lid of the box has a beautiful design of birds on a peony branch. The interior has a lid for to cover the tobacco or incense compartment with an inlaid design of an incense burner. There is a compartment for a lighter and a bronze ash tray. It measures 2.5" tall 12" wide 7.5" deep.
Intricate and Rare Large Lacquered Mother Of Pearl Box. Truly Museum Quality and a Stunning Work of Art Filled with Exquisite Detail. 22.25w 13.25h 11.25d inches, 56.5w x 33.5h x 28.5d cm.
Black Lacquered Mother of Pearl Table. This is a low table used in ancestor worship rituals. The gorgeous peony flower is a symbol of abundance and wealth. The delightfully rendered dokkaebi goblins that adorn each leg are guardians that chase away evil spirits. The clouds are symbols of Heaven, and the plum blossoms are symbols of courage. As you can see in the photo, there is some loss to one of the dokkaebi goblins, but this table is in otherwise amazing and excellent condition...
Korean Art and Antiques
A Very Rare 19th Century Korean Black Lacquered Mother of Pearl Soban (individual dining table), with cranes (symbols of immortality, and eternal love when they are paired, as they are here), pine tree (symbol of longevity), orchids (symbol of purity and modesty), bullocho (the mythical longevity plant) and bamboo (symbol of resilience). There is loss to some of the mother of pearl, but it can be replaced by a Korean artisan...
Rare Korean Black Lacquered Arrow Case (Quiver) of bamboo with a design of grapes, peonies, and ferns. Length: 40 inches, 101.5 cm.
Welcome To Another Century
Circular black lacquer box with slightly domed lid. The cover inlaid in mother-of-pearl pieces with a design of two human beings standing together. The black lacquer is crackled showing s reddish brown color in the crackle and along the rims. Korea, Yi dynasty, 18/19th century.
Comes with Japanese fitted box with insect damage and with silk pouch.
Height: ca. 1 3/16 inch (3.4 cm); diameter: 3 5/8 inches (9.3 cm).
Cover broken in two and well restored.