Pair of double gourd vases - Cinnabar lacquer - China - Second half 20th century

Description
Pair of double gourd vases - Cinnabar lacquer - China - Second half 20th century
Good condition, see description - 20×11.3×11.3 cm

An excellent pair of black and red cinnabar (mercury ore) lacquer vases, made from hundreds of thin layers of cinnabar, each requiring at least 24 hours to dry in a process that takes months to complete.

Condition: Generally very good, some tiny imperfections under magnification.

This lot will be carefully packaged and sent by registered and insured mail.

Lot details
Object
Pair of double gourd vases
Material
Cinnabar lacquer
Period
Second half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
20×11.3×11.3 cm
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