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  • Two-tiered chest with stand, 1800–1850. Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). Lacquered wood with inlaid mother-of-pearl and brass. Asian Art Museum, Gift of Evelyn B. McCune in memory of George McAfree McCune, 1992.30.1-.3. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.
  • Garment box with peony motif, 1700-1800. Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). Lacquered wood with inlaid mother-of-pearl. Asian Art Museum, Acquisition made possible by the Koret Foundation with additional funding from Korean Art and Culture Committee and Ms. Yoshie Naumann, 2003.28.a-.b. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.
  • Box with peony motif, 1550–1650. Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). Lacquered wood with inlaid mother-of-pearl. Asian Art Museum, Acquisition made possible by Koret Foundation Funds, 2006.6.a-.b. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.
  • Table with phoenix motif, 1850-1945. Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910) or Japanese colonial period (1910-1945). Lacquered wood with inlaid mother-of-pearl, ray skin, and metal wire. sian Art Museum, Acquisition made possible by Korean Art and Culture Committee, 2009.17. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.
  • Reading desk with motif of the Ten Symbols of Longevity, 1750-1850. Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). Lacquered wood with inlaid mother-of-pearl. Asian Art Museum, Acquisition made possible by Korean Art and Culture Committee, 2016.37. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.
  • Dish with moon and plum blossoms motif, 1800–1900. Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). Lacquered paper with inlaid mother-of-pearl. Asian Art Museum, Museum Purchase, 2016.44, Photograph © Asian Art Museum.
  • Pebble (P1501), 2015, by Hwang Samyong (Korean, b. 1960). Mother-of-pearl and lacquer on fiberglass. Crosspoint Cultural Foundation, Korea, © Hwang Samyong. Photograph © Crosspoint Cultural Foundation, Korea.