Cinnabar Laquer Chinese Vase

Bon Vivant Co.

$90.00 

In China, during the Neolithic period, lacquer was used often as an art medium and was colored using minerals such as black carbon, yellow orpiment, and red cinnabar. Cinnabar is a very vibrant, bright red mineral, beautiful for painting. Cinnabar lacquer refers to hand-carved lacquer pieces that are painted with the cinnabar mineral. These two vases display a gorgeous red along with a bright blue interior and intricate oriental carvings throughout the outside. In excellent condition.

Measurements: 3" in diameter / 6" H