The exterior background is finely carved with an interlink "Wan" pattern (ten thousand symbol) and filled with gold lacquer. On top, inlay color paints depict a wide range of plants including bamboo, pine, plum, peony, daffodil, grapes and camellia. They were arranged in two symmetrical columns flanking the central vertical calligraphy that reads "His Majesty Penmanship Yang Zheng Paint Poems", indicating the specific usage of the box.
The floral pattern continues on all sides. The interior is of a vermilion red lacquer finish with branch marks. The base is of a yellow bark finish and in the center it is signed "Great Qing QianLong Year Made". The item "Chinese Royal Lacquer Box for Poetry Slips" is in sale since Sunday, February 21, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Boxes".The seller is "gallery-t" and is located in Miami, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.