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Burmese Antique Kammavaca Manuscript Box

AGE: – 19th Century
CONSTRUCTION: – Wood, Thayo Lacquer and glass mosaic decoration and gild
DESCRIPTION: – Burmese Antique Kammavaca Manuscript Box Good condition, gild worn with age and thayo lacquer slightly chipped in a couple of places, have to look hard to find them.

LENGTH: – 83cm
HEIGHT: – 31cm
WIDTH: – 37cm
WEIGHT: – 7.50 Kg.
#901
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An impressive, highly decorative Burmese antique Kammavaca Manuscript Box, heavily decorated with Thayo lacquer showing nats, floral scrolls and glass mosaics with bird carvings on each of the four feet. These boxes are used to hold the Burmese religious manuscripts such as the Paysar palm leaf manuscripts or Kammavaca, they come in a variety of styles, lacquered with gold inlay or heavily decorated with thayo lacquer such as this piece.



Burmese Antique Kammavaca Manuscript Box

Burmese Antique Kammavaca Box 19th - 20th Century  - thayo lacquer decoration

Burmese antique Kammavaca manuscript box showing Thao lacquer decoration #901

Inside view of Burmese antique Manuscript box

View from side of Burmese antique Kammavaca manuscript box #901

Top view of lid on Burmese Antique Kammavaca manuscript box #901

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