Burmese Red Lacquer Tray

c. 1900
$180 USD
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Dimensions
H: 2.0" Dia: 9.0"
Materials
Bamboo
Lacquer
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CMRC063A
Estimated Shipping
$20

This round footed tray dates to the early 20th century and is a simple example of Burmese lacquerware. The tray is formed of thin bamboo strips that have been woven and coiled into shape, held in place with a putty of lacquer and sawdust, and finished with layer upon layer of glossy red and black lacquer. Possibly originating as one layer of a stacking box, this decorative tray lives on with timeless form and rich texture.

Minor losses to lacquer finish.

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