Finely Woven Scroll Trunk

c. 1750
$5,780 USD
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Dimensions
W: 25.5" D: 18.0" H: 7.5"
Materials
Camphor
Northern Elmwood
Bamboo
Lacquer
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
PHA032A
Estimated Shipping
$488

This 18th-century finely woven trunk was originally used to safely store painted scrolls. A skilled artisan painstakingly wove thin-as-hair reeds to cover each of the side panels, protected and reinforced by original brass corner mounts. The top maintains its original black lacquer and the inside is lined in a veneer of aromatic camphor wood, which was used similarly to the way cedar is used to line a closet, to keep contents fresh.

Additional Dimensions
Interior: 23.75"W x 16"D x 6.25"H

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