Repoussed Silver Box & Cover
diameter: 11.5cm, height: 7.5cm, weight: 221g
This small, round squat silver box has a matching fitted lid. Both are repoussed in medium-high relief with scenes from Burmese Buddhist lore. The lid is decorated with a scrolling border. The flared side of the box is further decorated with cusped arches.
The lid is slightly domed. The base is plain and unmarked.
The box and cover are in fine condition.
Fraser-Lu, S., Silverware of South-East Asia, Oxford University Press, 1989.
Burmese Crafts: Past and Present, Oxford University Press, 1994.
The Silverwork of Burma (with Photographs by P. Klier), The Superintendent, Government Printing, 1902.
Modern Burmese Silverwork (with Photographs by P. Klier), The Superintendent, Government Printing, 1904.
UK art market
Inventory no.: 3715