Clothing box decorated with peony scrolls


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This box demonstrates stylistic variations on the peony scroll, a favorite design on Korean lacquer ware ornamented with shimmering abalone shells, or mother-of-pearl. Here, the large luscious blooms are accentuated.

Clothing box decorated with peony scrolls, Lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell, and brass wire, Korea

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