A Gilded Black Lacquer Buddhist Sutra Manuscript Box

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 1308930
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Collected in Northern Thailand in area of Chiang Rai, the former Kingdom of Lanna, Siam This gilded manuscript box was used in temples and monasteries’ to store Buddhist scriptures and text. Excellent condition. Wear to some areas of outside surfaces commensurate with age and use as picture. No Breaks or repairs Circa late 19th century Dimensions: 24 ½ wide X 9 deep X 12 ½ inches high