This small vintage Chinese cork carving depicts an intricately composed scene with cranes below a pagoda and trees. This small shadowbox is not nearly as intricate as others I have, yet what I love is the sweetness of the small oval shape on a pedestal. Chinese cork carving is a traditional form of artwork depicting intricate landscapes, often with temples and natural settings. The cork comes from the bark of trees, and is cut, carved, and glued into arrangements that are then framed into wood shadowboxes with clear glass protection. Like most cork carvings, this one has a frame painted in black lacquer. I absolutely love cork carving dioramas for how well they can help create a small vintage vignette on a shelf.
Measures about 4" wide by 3-3/4" tall and 1" deep. Super small and light at 2.6 ounces unpacked. Carries the original foil sticker on the bottom of the pedestal base. In excellent condition.
A sweet curiosity, a small distraction from life's challenges.
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