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Burmese Lacquer Kalat, c.1930-40.

Burmese Lacquer Kalat, c.1930-40.

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1940: Item # 1265203

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attractive Burmese lacquer kalat or baetin painted with a typical swirling hooked design in black. Diameter: 50.7 cm. Height: 26.7 cm. c. 1930-40.

These food trays are chiefly made by the Intha people of Inle lake in Eastern Burma. A similar example is illustrated in Than Htun: Lacquerware Journeys, p. 212.