Red Lacquer Carrying Basket

$428 USD
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H: 16.75" Dia: 10.0"
Northern Elmwood
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This red lacquer bucket dates to the late 19th century and was originally used as a portable container for carrying food, water, and other goods for long distances. The tall carved handle allowed the container to be placed on a carrying pole balanced across the shoulders. Similar carrying boxes are used in wedding ceremonies and special occasions to deliver food offerings. This example has a rounded shape comprised of elmwood staves bound with metal bands and finished with bright cinnabar red lacquer.

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“PAGODA RED was extremely supportive in helping to pull accessory options together for the Lake Forest Showhouse. After providing them with details and our vision on how we were looking to finish our space, Laurene helped curate options that made it easy for us to edit and finalize. It's also no surprise that the unique pieces we used in our showhouse space were some of the first to sell.”

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