Stationery box decorated with peony scrolls


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Lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl became widespread in Korea in the twelfth century and continued to be the primary type of lacquer produced there into the nineteenth century. The lively and linked floral scrolls that cover the surface of this box are ubiquitous to the decoration of Korean lacquer.

Stationery box decorated with peony scrolls, Lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl, Korea

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