Korean Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Chest – Choson Dynasty


Hexagonal wood box inlaid with mother-of-pearl scene on the lid and birds and flowers on the sides. Fitted with original brass handles on the sides and a round long life symbol and a bat on the front of the lid. The inside lined with pink silk fabric.

12″ tall, 15 1/4″ wide, 11 1/8″ deep, wood, lacquer and mother-of-pearl Korea (Chosen Dynasty), 19th century, minor scratches