Posted 11 years ago
Black lacquer cabinet inlaid with ivory and white jade with gold leaf hand painted decor. This is real black lacquer and not the synthetic polymer black lacquer used today. Thick and hard like chalkboard slate. Unsure of origin or age but ivory has crosshatching and jade will not scratch. Three drawers and one shelf inside, old style wood peg construction. Gold dust paint, cabinet was lacquered red then black and areas of flowers and birds have red, black and gold colors. Very nice art work. Would like to know origin and date?