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    Burmese Lacquered Betel Box

    Burma
    circa 1920

    12 cm, height: 10.5 cm

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    Provenance

    UK art market

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    This small Burmese betel box is decorated with various possibly courtly scenes in red, brown and black lacquer.

    The lid fits tightly over the base.

    There are some minor losses to the lacquer associated with age and use. There are no internal trays.

    References

    Fraser-Lu, S., Burmese Lacquerware, White Orchid Books, 2000.

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