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Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1479106
Spoils of Time
A large Korean black lacquered wood box with mother of pearl inlay. The depiction of pairs of cranes and songbirds within the decorative panels likely relevant to a wedding gift.. Joseon dynasty, 19th century. Condition is fair to good, with some some light loss to inlays and minor distress from age and use. From the hardware, 19 1/4 inches wide, 10 1/8 inches deep, 10 3/4 inches high.
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1461004 (stock #1479)
Korean Art and Antiques
Very Rare Joseon Period Lacquered Bamboo Fan with the Korean Taegeuk National Symbol.The last photo here shows a similar fan in a recent Korean auction with an estimate of $3,000 to $5,000. You can see similar examples on page 475 of the catalogue of the Korean art collection of the Grassi Museum in Leipzig, Germany. The Taegeuk symbol has been used in Korea for thousands of years and is the center of the Korean flag...
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1442947
Zentner Collection
Rare early 20th century Korean red lacquer cabinet with elaborate inlaid designs adorning the front of the chest. Four sections in total including the base. Imagery of exotic birds, deer, and turtles among a assortment of flowers can be seen throughout. Each cabinet is comprised of three sections : the top, bottom, and base Plus the stand (two pull out drawers).

Styled in traditional Korean fashion with double hinged doors on the top section and single hinged doors on the rest...
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1433758 (stock #1787)
Harubang Antiques
A Very Fine Korean Mother of Pearl/Shagreen Inlaid/Phoenix/Dragon Low Table-19th C.: Korea, Joseon dynasty, late 19th century...
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1426227
Zentner Collection
Low rectangular Korean Inlaid table depicting a swirling 4-toed dragon with gold swirling inlaid whimsical clouds. Overall very good condition consistent with age. Brown lacquer over card wood body...
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1408378 (stock #BNJkorBulVas)
June Hastings
Pair of Korean black lacquer over brass vases with mother-of-pearl inlay. The brass is re-purposed from unused artillery shells and the vases are heavier than one would expect. One of the rim looks a little irregular, but the were purchased in Japan, as is, in the first half of the 20th Century. They measure about 7 inches high.
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1401134 (stock #1713)
Harubang Antiques
A Very Rare Korean Wood Carved/Painted Standing Dongja-18th C.: Korea, Joseon dynasty(1392-1897), 18th century. A small wood elaborate carved Dongja (Buddhist boy attendant) shown standing with his hands held together as if to clasp a ritual object, the robes painted in red, black, green and the face and hands with traces of white pigment, set on an inverted lotus pedestal...
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1394124
Spoils of Time
A late Joseon dynasty mother of pearl inlaid black lacquer cosmetic and mirror box of drawers. Cranes and peaches decoration on the top. Butterflies, flowers and rockery decoration on the sides. Bamboo decoration on the back. Honeycomb pattern decoration on the front. Good condition, retaining the mirror, and with only light mother of pearl and lacquer loss. A recent owner lined the bottom of the hinged top mirror compartment with a drawer liner and felt. 19th century...
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1389308 (stock #1312)
Harubang Antiques
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Fine/Rare Korean Mother of Pearl/Tortoise Shell Inlaid Up-Right Mirror/Stand-19th C.: Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century...
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1383998
Zentner Collection
Korean round lacquered container with shell inlay motifs of scrolling vines and lotus petals. The lid is topped with a pointed finial, lifting away to the red lacquered interior. The base is black lacquer with inlay sides and delicate inlay along interior rim.

19th Century

Dimensions: 3 1/4" W x 2 1/4" H
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1347967
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.

19th century

Size: 8.5" L x 6.5" W x 5" H
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1287476
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...
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1265670 (stock #1152)
Korean Art and Antiques
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...
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1184371
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.
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1117910 (stock #L8J2lacB)
June Hastings
Korean porcelain celadon vase with black lacquer and MOP overlay. The condition of the porcelain is perfect, but the lacquer is not, some small pieces of mother of pearl are missing and some touch up paint around a section of the shoulder is evident. Still a very desirable vase that will display well. Measurements are 7 inches tall by 3 1/4 inches at the widest.
Korean : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1116755 (stock #0867)
Korean Art and Antiques
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #917411 (stock #0399)
Korean Art and Antiques
Rare Korean Black Lacquered Arrow Case (Quiver) of bamboo with a design of grapes, peonies, and ferns. Length: 40 inches, 101.5 cm.
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