Petite Square Woven Box

c. 1900
$128 USD
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Dimensions
W: 3.25" D: 3.25" H: 3.0"
Materials
Bamboo
Lacquer
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CFC176
Estimated Shipping
$16

Dated to the early 20th-century, this petite box was woven of thin bamboo strips and finished with a putty-like substance known as thayo, comprised of black lacquer and sawdust. The box is formed with a continuous weave that bends to a square form, reinforced by wooden rods on the lid. Used for general storage of small items, the humble box is a work of art in itself and a beautiful example of a traditional craft.

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