Early 20th Century Antique Burmese Shwe Zawa Lacquerware Bowl - 16cm/6" Tall
Measurements - Height 16cm (6")
Ca. Early 20th century Burmese Shwe Zawa lacquerware bowl. Bowls like this would be used at the temples or by high officials.
The bowl is decorated in traditional black and gold Shwe Zawa style with praying and venerating monks.
The delicacy of the gilt work, excellent condition and overall style of the piece is very unusual.
The bowl is made of lacquered woven bamboo.
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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