Burl Wood Document Box

c. 1900
$1,280 USD
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Dimensions
W: 16.5" D: 7.25" H: 5.75"
Materials
Burl
Iron
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CMK111
Estimated Shipping
$75

Crafted from a beautiful specimen of burled northern elm (yumu), this wooden document box likely once sat in the studio of a Qing-dynasty scholar-official. The perfect size for a rolled-up scroll, the box was used to store and protect works of calligraphy, landscape paintings, and official documents. The rectangular box is constructed with fine comb joinery with a sliding lid and lockable metal hinge.

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