Vtg Asian Vietnamese Lacquer Mother Of Pearl Eggshell Inlay Folding Table Screen
Vtg Asian Vietnamese Lacquer Mother Of Pearl Eggshell Inlay Folding Table Screen. Extremely RARE’One of a Kind’ Vintage Asian Vietnamese Lacquer Mother Of Pearl Eggshell Inlay Folding Table Top Screen with also incredibly detailed painting of fishing scene on reverse side. This screen is not only a high quality durable piece of art but also has outstanding Vietnamese cultural value. The first panel starts with the traditional Hat dance – múa nón. The last panel ends with the legendary Fan dance – vu phi? And since Vietnam is a diverse country with 54 different ethnic groups every lacquered panel shows the aesthetically beautiful differences in dress and dwellings. Truly amazing artwork of the rich culture in Vietnam. Unusual addition for any collection. Measurements: 10″H x 15″ W. Condition: Beautiful condition considering its age. Some worn lacquer due to age. Please Examine Photos Carefully for condition. Shows aged hinges with some deterioration and one has a slightly bent nail (does not affect its sturdiness). Also, last shows a couple of worn lacquered spots. Lacquer is one of the most famous handicraft in Vietnam which is considered as Vietnamese national art. Early Vietnamese artisans discovered how to use the the resin (sap) of lacquer trees that grow in the North of Vietnam to protect delicate paintings and other forms of art and makes the surface of the painting smooth and glossy. Obtaining the lacquer and crafting lacquer wares is a process that requires knowledge, patience, ingenuity and foresight. Each creation of a lacquer product is the result of a time-honoured process. Multiple coats of lacquer is applied which makes them very durable. There are 3 kinds of lacquerwares: painting, mother-of-pearl and eggshell. All lacquer products are unique handmade by skilled artists. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Other Asian Collectibles”. The seller is “gigis_store” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Wallis and Futuna, Gambia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Poland, Oman, Suriname, United Arab Emirates, Kenya, Argentina, Guinea-Bissau, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Bhutan, Senegal, Togo, Ireland, Qatar, Burundi, Netherlands, Iraq, Slovakia, Slovenia, Equatorial Guinea, Thailand, Aruba, Sweden, Iceland, Macedonia, Belgium, Israel, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Benin, Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Italy, Swaziland, Tanzania, Pakistan, Burkina Faso, Panama, Singapore, Kyrgyzstan, Switzerland, Djibouti, Chile, China, Mali, Botswana, Republic of Croatia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Portugal, Malta, Tajikistan, Vietnam, Cayman Islands, Paraguay, Saint Helena, Cyprus, Seychelles, Rwanda, Bangladesh, Australia, Austria, Sri Lanka, Gabon Republic, Zimbabwe, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Norway, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Kiribati, Turkmenistan, Grenada, Greece, Haiti, Greenland, Yemen, Afghanistan, Montenegro, Mongolia, Nepal, Bahamas, Bahrain, United Kingdom, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Angola, Western Samoa, France, Mozambique, Namibia, Peru, Denmark, Guatemala, Solomon Islands, Vatican City State, Sierra Leone, Nauru, Anguilla, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Cameroon, Guyana, Azerbaijan Republic, Macau, Georgia, Tonga, San Marino, Eritrea, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Morocco, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Mauritania, Belize, Philippines, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Colombia, Spain, Estonia, Bermuda, Montserrat, Zambia, South Korea, Vanuatu, Ecuador, Albania, Ethiopia, Monaco, Niger, Laos, Ghana, Cape Verde Islands, Moldova, Madagascar, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Lebanon, Liberia, Bolivia, Maldives, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Central African Republic, Lesotho, Nigeria, Mauritius, Saint Lucia, Jordan, Guinea, Canada, Turks and Caicos Islands, Chad, Andorra, Romania, Costa Rica, India, Mexico, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Lithuania, Trinidad and Tobago, Malawi, Nicaragua, Finland, Tunisia, Luxembourg, Uganda, Brazil, Turkey, Germany, Egypt, Latvia, Jamaica, South Africa, Brunei Darussalam, Honduras.
- Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Vietnam
- Culture: Asian
- Handmade: Yes