국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Lacquered Comb Box with Inlaid Mother-of-pearl Design
  • Exhibition Name

    Comb Box

  • Culture/Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Wood - Pine Tree

  • Category

    Housing - Daily Utensils - Furniture - Wooden Box

  • Dimensions

    29.6x25.6x27.1cm

  • Accession Number

    Sinsu 15920

  • Location

    Yu Kang-yul Gallery

This comb box was used to contain hair accessories, a mirror, strands of hair, and other such things. It has three tiers of drawers lacquered in red. The fronts of the drawers are adorned with designs of mandarin ducks and peony blossoms, made with mother-of-pearl.