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19th Century, Burmese Manuscript Box with Thayo Design

19th Century, Burmese Manuscript Box with Thayo Design


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Wood: Pre 1900: Item # 696947

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Burmese wooden box for manuscipt with gilded relief decoration including floral scrolling and flower heads. All designs are created from "thayo," a Burmese technique done with a mixture of boiled lacquer and ash that closely resembles wood carving. Inside of the top cover is inscribed in Burmese language and with illustrations of deity figures from Hindu-Buddhist mythology.

Age: Burma, circa 19th Century
Measurement: Length 61.5 C.M. / Width 19.8 C.M. / Height 14 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age including some faded drawings, and lacquer peels off). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.