Floral Red Lacquer Carrying Box

Mid-20th Century
$285 $380 USD
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W: 15.0" D: 9.0" H: 14.5"
Northern Elmwood
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This painted carrying box is a mid-century example of the traditional containers used for transporting food, water, and other goods from place to place. The tall 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 rectangular shape with a removable lid and a tall, angular handle. The box is colored by red and black lacquer and painted on all sides with yellow and green floral motifs.

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