Lacquered Inkstone Box with Inlaid Mother-of-pearl Design

  • Culture / Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Bone, Horn and Shell - Lacquerware Inlaid With Mother-Of-Pearl

  • Dimensions

    H. 26.7cm, L. 36.7cm, W. 24.4cm

  • Accession Number

    Deoksu 4104


This stationery box was used to store handwriting tools such as an inkstone. It is decorated with diverse inlaid mother-of-pearl designs, including geometric patterns and a landscape. This kind of lacquerware enjoyed huge popularity during the late Joseon period.

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