Woven Bamboo Stacking Box

c. 1900
$880 USD
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Dimensions
W: 15.0" D: 15.0" H: 18.5"
Materials
Bamboo
Lacquer
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CEC015
Estimated Shipping
$38

The basic form of this three-tiered Chinese box has remained unchanged for a thousand years. Used like a modern lunchbox, each tier of this portable stacking box would have been filled with food and carried around by the handle. This example dates to the late 19th-century and has loosely woven sides set within a bent bamboo frame. The exterior is darkened by a thin layer of red lacquer and decorated with painted characters and simple brass hardware.

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