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Burmese Lacquer Medicine Container

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Vondelstraat 21 (by appointment)
The Hague - The Netherlands

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Burmese Lacquer Medicine Container
A very rare piece of lacquerware, comprising a big container with lid in the center and twelve narrow containers around it, each with a stopper in the shape of a nat (good spirit)and decorated with the Burmese zodiac. Made in the Pagan State, ca. late 19th to early 20th century. H. 31 cm , Diameter 28 cm. Condition: very good, with expected age wear.

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