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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

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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