Mongolian Wedding Box

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

About

Hand-painted mythical lion graces the front of this antique Mongolian wedding box. Lions symbolize protection and peonies flowers represent prosperity for the newlyweds. Red is used for weddings to bless the couple with happiness.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Fir
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    12.13 in. H x 18.25 in. W x 12 in. D
    31 cm H x 46 cm W x 30 cm D
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU7903800220
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2004

Typical response time: 1 hour

Located in San Francisco, CA

More from this Seller

Japanese Chestnut Box
Japanese Chestnut Box
Taisho period vanity box originally used by Japanese women to store their cosmetics and personal accessories. Beautiful chestnut wood accessory for the top of a dresser.
Japanese Daruma
Japanese Daruma
Wood
Japanese Daruma (symbol of good luck and protection), Meiji period, circa 1880s.
Japanese Bamboo Basket
Japanese Bamboo Basket
Japanese bamboo basket used for flower arrangements in a traditional Japanese home. Taisho period, circa 1920s.
Japanese Ikebana Basket
Japanese Ikebana Basket
Taisho period, circa 1920s Japanese flat ikebana basket originally used as a container for holding fresh flower arrangements. Basket is hand weaved with strips of bamboo.
Blue and White Cherry Blossom Jar
Blue and White Cherry Blossom Jar
Blue and white ginger jar depicting flying birds around cherry blossom branches, symbolizing love and passion. Priced and available individually at $325 each.
Gold Gilt Vase
Gold Gilt Vase
Vintage lacquer vase from Lao with gold gilt originally held flowers and placed on an altar in a Buddhist temple. Some wear.
Japanese Wood Bear
Japanese Wood Bear
Vintage Japanese carved wood bear carrying a salmon in his mouth. Hand-carved by the Ainu (indigenous people of Japan) from the island of Hokkaido. Taisho period, circa 1920s. Sugi (ced...
Phoenix Carving on Stand
Phoenix Carving on Stand
Hand-carved wood phoenix, a symbol of energy, strength and transformation. Originally an architectural element from a Chinese temple.
Indian Weaving Wheel
Indian Weaving Wheel
Vintage teak wood weaving wheel from northern India. With iron hard mounts and mounted on a black metal stand. Unusual accessory can be placed on a bookshelf or on a console table.
Chinese Iron Brazier
Chinese Iron Brazier
Iron
Vintage iron brazier from northern China. Perfect for placing orchids or for use as a centrepiece container.  
Pair of Indian Folk Figures
Pair of Indian Folk Figures
Primitive Folk Art, one of a kind hand-carved wooden dolls depicting a statue of a man and wife from southern India.        
Small Burmese Nat
Small Burmese Nat
Wood
Small hand-carved wood nat (Burmese spirits) with traditional ceremonial gold leaf clothing riding on a white horse.