Antique Burmese Style Shwe Zawa Lacquerware Betel Box - 10.5cm/4"
Measurements - Height 10.5cm (4")
Antique Burmese style Shwe Zawa lacquerware Betel box.
The Betel Box is decorated in traditional black and gold Shwe Zawa style with animals from the Burmese zodiac. The delicacy of the gilt work, excellent condition and overall style of the piece is very unusual.
This cylindrical box is made of lacquered woven bamboo and includes a fitted interior tray to hold the various items necessary to make quids of betel (for chewing). There are two internal compartments each of which is individually decorated.
Provenance: Private UK collection. All items are guaranteed to be as described. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all purchases upon request.
This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add a unique touch to any room of your home or workplace.
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