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Korean Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Hardwood Lidded Bowl
Located in New York, NY
Korean shell inlaid hardwood covered bowl, overall with mother-of-pearl medallions and symbols. 5.75” H x 15.5” diameter. Removed from a private residence at the Pierre Hotel in New ...
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20th Century Korean Chinese Export Decorative Bowls

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Mother-of-Pearl, Lacquer

Arijian White Mother of Pearl Korean Traditional Cabinet Chest
By Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
The mother of pearl sparkling bright in the white pearl hue shimmers like a glittering snow crystal caught under the sunlight. Within the iron elements that firmly lie in the middle,...
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2010s South Korean Cabinets

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Wood

Modernized Korean Antique Blue Mother of Pearl Cabinet by Arijian
By Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
Not only are the substances an essential element to create an artwork but they are also an important tool that enables us to read its identity, history, the characteristics of the ti...
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2010s South Korean Furniture

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Wood

Modernized Korean Antique White Mother of Pearl Chest Cabinet by Arijian
By Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
The mother of pearl sparkling bright in the white pearl hue shimmers like a glittering snow crystal caught under the sunlight. Within the iron elements that firmly lie in the middle,...
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2010s South Korean Furniture

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Wood

Handcrafted Mother of Pearl Phoenix Oriental Folding Screen by Arijian
By Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
The folding screen, with a long history that stretches over 1,000 years from the Three Kingdoms of Korea, is now considered to be a space divider that serves various functions includ...
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2010s South Korean Paintings and Screens

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Wood

Black Mirror Decorative Box with Mother of Pearl Geometric Pattern
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
-Material: Wood, mother of pearl, natural lacquer -Handcrafted by Artisan -Size: 17 x 13 x 7.5 cm.   
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2010s South Korean Jewelry Boxes

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Wood

Cream Beige Mother of Pearl Mirror Box with Geometric Pattern
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
- Material: Wood, mother of pearl, natural lacquer - Handcrafted by Artisan - Size: 17 x 13 x 7.5 cm     
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2010s South Korean Jewelry Boxes

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Wood

Oriental Modern Mother of Pearl Wood Chest with Rainbow Colors by Arijian
By Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
The small shards of mother of pearl rhythmically reflect the blue, purple, red, emerald and green colors depending on how you view it, the chroma of lightings, and your mind as you l...
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2010s South Korean Modern Furniture

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Wood

Wall Decor Handcrafted Mother of Pearl Rose Painting on Wood Panel by Arijian
By Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
The rose, forever a symbol of romantic love is expressed multifariously by using mother of pearl, lacquer, gilt, and silver powder in this work. It delivers the delicate touches of a...
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2010s South Korean Paintings and Screens

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Wood

Arijian Lacquered Wood Room Divider with Mother of Pearl Flower and Bird Design
By Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
The folding screen, with a long history that stretches over 1,000 years from the Three Kingdoms of Korea, is now considered to be a space divider that serves various functions includ...
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2010s South Korean Paintings and Screens

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Wood

Modern Mother of Pearl Wood Sideboard with Oriental Design by Arijian
By Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
This work interprets the beloved painting of a bookcase with a realistic three-dimensional effect, perspective, excellent compositions, colors, and sophistication, all in a modern de...
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2010s South Korean Modern Sideboards

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Wood

Blue Mother of Pearl Decorative Wooden Box with Crane Design by Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
This artwork presents a wooden box inlaid with the image of cranes carved from mother of pearl. The sky is engraved with the blue shade of mother of pearl to highlight the profound m...
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2010s South Korean Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Contemporary Mother of Pearl Black Document Box with Bull Design by Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
This artwork uses mother of pearl to re-interpret 'A Bull,' which is an iconic work by one of the most celebrated South Korean artists in modern and contemporary painting, Lee Jung-s...
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2010s South Korean Modern Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Object Vase with Chrysanthemum Pattern Design inlaid with Mother of Pearl
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
- Material: Wood, mother of pearl - Size: Ø 30 x H 25? - Handcrafted by Master Craftsman.  
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2010s South Korean Vases

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Wood

Object Vase with Chrysanthemum Geometric Pattern Inlaid with Mother of Pearl
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
- Material: Wood, mother of pearl - Size: Ø20 x H36? - Handcrafted by Master Craftsman.   
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2010s South Korean Vases

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Wood

Floral Design Wooden Lacquer Document Box with Mother of Pearl Inlay by Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
This artwork enriches its pictorial allure and gracefulness by engraving mother of pearl on a lacquer underdrawing. The mother of pearl resting on the black surface radiates its magn...
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2010s South Korean Modern Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Floral Design Mother of Pearl Box with Peony Blossoms by Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
This artwork adopts mother of pearl and lacquer to portray peony blossoms, also known as the king of all flowers and a symbol for beautiful women. The lustrous mother of pearl was us...
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2010s Korean Modern Jewelry Boxes

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Wood

Black Lacquer with Inlaid Mother-of-Pearl Korean Bottle Vase Extra Large Footed
Located in Topeka, KS
Beautiful vintage extra-large black lacquer over brass Korean bottle shaped vase footed and inlaid with mother-of-pearl birds, butterflies, and flowers. It is in wonderful condition....
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Mid-20th Century Korean Chinoiserie Lacquer

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Brass

Brown Lacquered & Mother of Pearl Table
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Borwn Lacquered & Mother of Pearl Inlaid dragon low coffee table
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Antique 19th Century Korean Tables

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Wood, Mother-of-Pearl

  • Brown Lacquered & Mother of Pearl Table
  • Brown Lacquered & Mother of Pearl Table
  • Brown Lacquered & Mother of Pearl Table
  • Brown Lacquered & Mother of Pearl Table
H 13 in. W 38 in. D 26 in.
Young Chang Baby Grand Piano with Decorative Peacock Mother of Pearl Inlay
By Young Chang Pianos
Located in Chattanooga, TN
Well, this is a first for us. This is the 1st baby grand piano we have ever purchased and once you browse through the photos, you will see why. Covered from top to bottom in mother o...
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1990s Korean Chinoiserie Musical Instruments

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Mother-of-Pearl, Lacquer

Mother of Pearl Lacquer Box with Ten Longevity Symbols by Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
The Ten Longevity Symbols is a traditional pattern that embodies longevity and the virtues of life. The letters symbolizing '? (longevity)' and '? (luck)' are placed at the top and b...
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2010s South Korean Modern Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Mother of Pearl Lacquer Box with Chrysanthemum Flowers Design by Arijian
Located in Namyangju-si, KR
This artwork applied the method of striking and scouring to the carefully selected pieces of the iridescent mother of pearl, to create a wooden box depicting chrysanthemum flowers, o...
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2010s Korean Modern Jewelry Boxes

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Wood

"From the Glitter" lounge by Myung Sun Kang
By Myung Sun Kang
Located in New York, NY
"From the Glitter" lounge chair in mother of pearl inlaid on black lacquered wood. Edition #3 of 8, plus 2APs. Designed and made by Myung Sun Kang, Korea, 2012.
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21st Century and Contemporary South Korean Lounge Chairs

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

  • "From the Glitter" lounge by Myung Sun Kang
  • "From the Glitter" lounge by Myung Sun Kang
  • "From the Glitter" lounge by Myung Sun Kang
  • "From the Glitter" lounge by Myung Sun Kang
H 35.43 in. W 31.5 in. D 34.25 in.
"From the Glitter" stools by Myung Sun Kang
By Myung Sun Kang
Located in New York, NY
"From the Glitter" stool in mother of pearl inlaid on black lacquered wood. Designed and made by Myung Sun Kang, Korea, 2010. (Set of four available)
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21st Century and Contemporary South Korean Stools

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

  • "From the Glitter" stools by Myung Sun Kang
  • "From the Glitter" stools by Myung Sun Kang
  • "From the Glitter" stools by Myung Sun Kang
  • "From the Glitter" stools by Myung Sun Kang
H 21.65 in. W 23.62 in. D 21.65 in.
"Coralliform" bookshelf by Myung Sun Kang
By Myung Sun Kang
Located in New York, NY
"Coralliform" bookshelf in mother of pearl inlaid on black lacquered wood with glass shelves. Edition 2 of a total edition of 6, with 2 APs, Designed and made by Myung Sun Kang, Kore...
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21st Century and Contemporary South Korean Bookcases

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Glass, Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

  • "Coralliform" bookshelf by Myung Sun Kang
  • "Coralliform" bookshelf by Myung Sun Kang
  • "Coralliform" bookshelf by Myung Sun Kang
  • "Coralliform" bookshelf by Myung Sun Kang
H 68.11 in. W 110.24 in. D 16.14 in.
Antique Korean Bookshelf with Inlaid Mother-of-Pearl, 19th Century
Located in Prahran, Victoria
Rare antique Korean bookshelf with inlaid mother-of-pearl decoration in the form of various auspicious classical motifs representing longevity and good fortune including, bats, bambo...
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Antique Late 19th Century Korean Other Furniture

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Mother-of-Pearl, Lacquer

Rare Korean Lacquer Box, circa 19th Century
Located in Prahran, Victoria
Rare Korean lacquer box with dragon and phoenix motif inlaid with mother-of-pearl (the pearl of wisdom), 19th century. Dimensions: H 17cm x W 32cm x L 42.5cm.
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Antique 19th Century Korean Meiji Lacquer

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood, Lacquer

  • Rare Korean Lacquer Box, circa 19th Century
  • Rare Korean Lacquer Box, circa 19th Century
  • Rare Korean Lacquer Box, circa 19th Century
  • Rare Korean Lacquer Box, circa 19th Century
H 6.7 in. W 16.74 in. D 12.6 in.
Brown Lacquer and Mother of Pearl Inlaid Low Table
Located in New York, NY
The rectangular top elaborately inlaid in mother of pearl with a geometric border enclosing a stylized dragon clutching the pearl of wisdom; with a scalloped frieze and raised on hea...
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Antique Late 19th Century Korean Chinoiserie Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Abalone, Wood, Lacquer

Korean Mother Of Pearl For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic Korean mother of pearl available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, shell and mother-of-pearl, every Korean mother of pearl was constructed with great care. Find 6 options for an antique or vintage Korean mother of pearl now, or shop our selection of 18 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer Korean mother of pearl, there are earlier versions available from the 19th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A Korean mother of pearl is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Modern styles are sought with frequency. A well-made Korean mother of pearl has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Arijian, Kang Myung Sun and Young Chang Pianos are consistently popular.

How Much is a Korean Mother Of Pearl?

Prices for a Korean mother of pearl start at $550 and top out at $19,800 with the average selling for $3,850.