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Two Korean Antique Dowery Boxes in Brown Rattan and Red Papier-Mâché

$1,845.00

Two attractive 19th century Korean dowery boxes in brown rattan and red hand-painted papier-mâché, the one slightly larger in delicately interwoven brown rattan with an onyx tassel attached to the handle and the other a more simple red papier-mâché box with black re-inforced corners and which is nevertheless attractively lined with green and white pattern paper lining in a beautiful exotic floral design. Both boxes would make elegant elements of decorations in which one could also store personal items ideal for a bedroom or a family room.

These dowery boxes or trousseaux were destined for the future bride to present to her in laws when she married and usually contained a selection of personal items clothes, linen and objects etc.

Korean, 19th century.
Measures: 16.5″ W X 7″ H X 13.5″ D the rattan.
16″ W X 4.75″ H X 9″D the red papier-mâché.

Additional Information

Country of Origin:

Korea

Year:

19th Century

Condition:

Excellent

Width:

16.5 in.

Height:

7 in.

Depth:

13.5 in.

In Stock:

2

Reference:

f79341612086149913fs

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Additional Information

Country of Origin:

Korea

Year:

19th Century

Condition:

Excellent

Width:

16.5 in.

Height:

7 in.

Depth:

13.5 in.

In Stock:

2

Reference:

f79341612086149913fs