Lacquered betel leaf box. Burma, 20th Century


Gilt and lacquered bamboo betel leaf box. This betel leaf box is a kun-it type realized in four parts (including two tiers). Each composed of a bamboo core with several black and red lacquered layers. Designs are chiseled and gilt-enhanced. Numerous figures and animals are represented in an exuberant floral decoration.

Burma, Pagan/Mandalay Region, Early 20th Century

Height: 13 cm (5 in.) - Diameter: 16,3 cm (6-1/3 in.)

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014051798