Fine Large Antique Burmese Pagan Red , Black & Gilt Lacquered Covered Betel Box For Sale


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Fine Large Antique Burmese Pagan Red , Black & Gilt Lacquered Covered Betel Box Description
  • Fine Large Antique Burmese Pagan (Bagan) Red Black & Gilt Lacquered Covered Betel Box.
  • Red lacquered covered box with characteristic veryfineintricate giltdotting and circular banding design. Inside plain cinnabar red.
  • Measures approx.18.4 cmacrossand16 cm high.Weight 482 gr. Dateearly 20thC, possibly c1930s. Possible signature on central black medallion on the base.
  • Condition is good, signs of wear and/or use commensurate with age. Edges damaged, cracks in lacquer.
  • Please see pictures. Click on the pictures to have a supersized view.
  • The ridged side is the actual base, the item is upside down in most pictures.

  • Bibliography:
  • "Visions from a Golden Land" by R. Isaacs et al. (2000). A very similar decorated box is illustrated pg 107, catalogue entry 47, workshop of Hsaya Sein c1930.
  • Here is a link to this object in the British Museum Collection:

  • "Lacquerware Journeys" by Than Htun (2013)

Payment

  • Every item is guaranteed to be as described.
  • Display aids like stands are never included in the sale unless otherwise stated in the description.
  • We try to describe each item as accurately as possible to the best of our knowledge and mention any obvious flaws or defects.
  • Our description is based on own experience and/or on the description when we acquired the item ourselves. The items are vetted by third party on a regular basis as a matter of fact.
  • In case we missed something, the ample pictures should aid to get a good view of the nature and condition of the item(s).
  • In combination with the multiple pictures, this should give you the opportunity to draw your own informed conclusion before placing your offer.
  • Make sure you have read our return policies below!
  • If still in doubt, please ask any questions before placing your offer.


Shipping

All items are expertly packed, valuable (fragile) items are double boxed or put in double-walled boxes whenever possible.AA

  • SSSBasic shipping within the UK is free. 48h & 24h shipping are also available at a modest fee.Multiple purchases will not increase the shipping fee for UK buyers.
  • We do combine shipping whenever possible and when it is safe to do so.
  • All items are expertly packed, double boxed or double walled boxes used when necessary.
  • All purchases will be shipped registered and/or tracked and are covered by our CATLIN cargo policy.
  • Dispatch is as soon as possible after payment has been received. Please ask for our proof of postage should you require it.
  • If any more questions, please ask before offerding!

Terms of Sale

  • Every item is guaranteed to be as described.
  • Display aids like stands are never included in the sale unless otherwise stated in the description.
  • We try to describe each item as accurately as possible to the best of our knowledge and mention any obvious flaws or defects.
  • Our description is based on own experience and/or on the description when we acquired the item ourselves. The items are vetted by third party on a regular basis as a matter of fact.
  • In case we missed something, the ample pictures should aid to get a good view of the nature and condition of the item(s).
  • In combination with the multiple pictures, this should give you the opportunity to draw your own informed conclusion before placing your offer.
  • Make sure you have read our return policies below!
  • If still in doubt, please ask any questions before placing your offer.





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