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Damascus Wood-Inlay Artisan Box

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Damascus Wood-Inlay Artisan Box

Item #80311

Price: $45.00

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Delicately accented with mother-of-pearl, the intricate motifs ornamenting this exquisite Damascus Wood-Inlay Artisan Box are created with contrasting wood veneers. Handmade by Damascus artisans, whose skills in the art of inlay have been passed down for generations, this astonishingly detailed work of inlaid art has a hinged lid. Red velveteen lining. Handmade, each will vary slightly.  6"sq. x 2"h.

Museum Provenance

Reminiscent of boxes with inlay in our Freer Gallery of Art.

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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