Cheongsam is a type of body-hugging dress of Manchu origin. It is a high-necked, closefitting dress with the skirt slit partway up the side. It was known as the mandarin gown during the 1920s and 1930s.
Chinese artisans are well knowned for the precision and extreme detailing they put into woodcarving. They favor the boxwood to create amazing artworks.
Buxus is a genus of about 70 species, generally small trees or bushes, common names include box or boxwood. Owing to its fine grain it is a good wood for fine wood carving, although limited by the small sizes available. It is also resistant to splitting and chipping.
- Handcarved from boxwood
- 3 x 12 x 2 in (7,5 x 30 x 5 cm)
- Shipped from China. Expect 15-30 days.