Document Tray with Carved Lingzhi

c. 1800
$1,480 USD SOLD
W: 10.25" D: 12.75" H: 1.75"
Northern Elmwood
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This 19th century wooden tray has original bronze hardware and is decorated with a lingzhi motif. Lingzhi is a type of mushroom associated with health and immortality in Chinese culture, and is also a talisman for good luck. This tray was originally used by a scholar to store and transport documents in the home.

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