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Oblong Hand-Carved Soapstone Box
Sale Price: $79.99
Original Price: $120.00
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The exceptional work of three highly skilled Vietnamese artisans makes this extraordinary Oblong Hand-Carved Soapstone Box. The first artisan fashions the box from soapstone; the second carves the butterfly design; the third brings the work to life with the color of his painting. 1.6"h. x 7.9"l. x 1.6"w.
Recalls the extensive collection of 12th–17th century Vietnamese ceramics held by our Freer Gallery and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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