If you like cinnabar lacquer work, this jewelry box is a great addition to a collection. On close inspection you can find the layering, the handwork and the appreciation for the dedication given to this art. The Jewelry box is covered in carved patterns and figures.
The bottom is black lacquer. The lid theme is a home and garden in a neighborhood. The box measures 11.25" side to side x 8.25" front to back x 4.5 high and weighs a little over 2 kg. The cinnabar lacquer depth is over 125 mil and layer thickness about 0.75 mil, that's over 160 layers and therefore days before carving began. The interior is a light blue fabric hosting a tray and mirror.Sadly, the interior fabric has experienced some moth damage. The exterior brass hardware is a little tarnished in places. The jewelry box carvings are in great shape and ships with original protective box. The item "Authentic Chinese Carved Lacquer Home & Garden Theme Jewelry Box" is in sale since Tuesday, December 05, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes". The seller is "bhsell-7" and is located in Olympia, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.