These Calligraphy Storage Boxes are a timeless addition to any home.
Hand-crafted in the tradition of China's Fujian Province
Hand-carved boxes decorated with hand-painted calligraphy
Built with Philippine mahogany and elm wood
Features an indigenous Fujian lacquering style which uses seven carefully polished layers of lacquer-tree sap to create a complex, beautiful, and sturdy surface
11.5in. long x 9in. wide x 7.5in. high
10in. long x 7in. wide x 6.5in. high
8in. long x 5in. wide x 5in. high
The Story Behind the Product
This factory is located in the Guangdong region of mainland China. The father is the main person in charge and employs many family members. Day to day operations are run by an aunt while the son is being groomed to take over once his father retires - all of this family greatly adds to the quality and productivity of this factory. Over 300 skilled and non-skilled craftsman work together, passing knowledge and craftsmanship from generation to generation. The working conditions of this group are excellent. The factory provides an excellent lunch each day for the staff. Attending strictly to the local and international anti-dumping and fair trade practice laws, Oriental Homes is proud to bring a piece of their culture into your home.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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The boxes serve my need, which is to store items that have been cluttering my bureau. If I were to do it again, I would have chosen boxes with a flat top, so they could stack. The materials and construction are of moderate quality, clearly "antiqued." Keep in a dry place and they hsould be fairly durable.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. moderate
These boxes are pretty and I love the generous sizes of the two bigger boxes but they certainly won't hold up to much use since they are made with heavy paper/light cardboard and the clasp doesn't always line up easily when closing the lid. The top of the box looked kind of tan in the picture on line but it is actually more of a yellow. Bummer.
I love the design and old feeling about them. I was really surprissed at how large the were, I thought they would be smaller in size, but it was a nice surprise. Now the person who I got this for can show it off, instead of just sitting on her dresser.
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