Betel-box made of woven and coiled split bamboo, and lacquer. There are two internal trays with evidence, on the outside, of lime. The interiors are all plain cinnabar red. The top and sides of the lid as well as the outside of the drum are decorated in the yun technique, in the pan-bwa pattern using orange, green and black lacquer. A wide gouge has been used. The lid (top and sides) are decorated with dancing figures set against the pan-bwa motif; around the outside of the drum, the figures are replaced with birds. On the base is the remains - now much eroded - of a displaying peacock. The base of the trays are decorated with very crudely graved open blossoms.
- Made in: Burma
- Diameter: 16 centimetres
- Height: 14 centimetres
Basically good bar a few cracks and chips.
Bought by Mr. Isaacs from Daw Khin Nan Nwe, Rangoon.
- Isaacs 117
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Object reference number: RRI31299
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