Large Burmese Gilded Lacquer And Wood Storage Box, 19Th Century

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller itsabeautifuldaytoday (12.427) 99.8%, Location: St. Columb, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 372500754378 This is a magnificent 19th Century Burmese storage box covered in moulded lacquer in relief (known as thayo work) and gilding (gold leaf) and has been inlaid with small pieces of glass backed with red, green and silver foil (a process known as hman-zi swei-cha). The box is covered with panels of temple lions, jewelled flowers and scrolling vine. The inside and base are in red lacquer. These boxes were used to hold valuable personal objects. Fraser-Lu (2000 Page 172) illustrates a similar type of box with similar decoration which served as the jewellery box of the Consort for the last King of Burma. Probably brought back to the UK in colonial times. Length 41.5 cms. Width 26.5 cms. Height 12.5 cms. In good condition with some minor losses to glass pieces and some surface wear. BURMESE GILDED LACQUER AND WOOD STORAGE BOX, 19TH CENTURY BURMESE GILDED LACQUER AND WOOD STORAGE BOX, 19TH CENTURY Description This is a magnificent 19th Century Burmese storage box covered in moulded lacquer in relief (known as thayo work) and gilding (gold leaf) and has been inlaid with small pieces of glass backed with red, green and silver foil (a process known as hman-zi swei-cha). The box is covered with panels of temple lions, jewelled flowers and scrolling vine. The inside and base are in red lacquer. These boxes were used to hold valuable personal objects. Fraser-Lu (2000 Page 172) illustrates a similar type of box with similar decoration which served as the jewellery box of the Consort for the last King of Burma. Probably brought back to the UK in colonial times. Length 41.5 cms. Width 26.5 cms. Height 12.5 cms. In good condition with some minor losses to glass pieces and some surface wear. Click images to enlarge Payment UK Buyers - Paypal, personal cheque or postal order. International Buyers - Paypal only (or if you don't have a Paypal account payment is accepted by bank transfer - please contact me for details). Shipping I aim to ship all items as quickly as possible. I pack all items in new quality boxes (or padded envelopes for smaller, non fragile, items) and with sufficient fillers to keep your item safe on its journey. P&P charges are based on weight, packaging costs, handling time and insurance. I offer standard insured delivery. Any items lost or damaged will be refunded. If you wish to return an item, please make contact with us by Ebay messaging or email, before taking any other action. Please state the reason for your return. A full 100% money back guarantee is offered on every purchase if you are not satisfied with your item for any reason. The item must be returned within 14 days of receipt, in the same condition it was received and at your own cost. If you are outside the EU returned items MUST BE MARKED 'SALE RETURN' to avoid significant customs charges. Once the item has arrived safely back with me I will process your refund. About Us I specialise in Asian/Oriental antiques. I describe my items as accurately as possible and in many cases seek independent professional opinion for confirmation of age and value. However, due to the nature of vintage and antique items, listing descriptions are a statement of opinion only. All measurements are approximate. Please ask if you have any questions and thank you for looking. Contact Us I am here to help and will try to get back to you during office hours as quickly as possible. I can be reached via email at paulashorrocks@aol.com If you are in my area and would like to view any item before purchase please email to arrange a viewing. Get images that make Supersized seem small.Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's Listing Templates! THE simple solution for eBay sellers. Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter Condition: Surface wear., Region of Origin: Southeast Asian, Product: Box, Age: 1850-1899, Primary Material: Wood/ Woodenware, Original/Repro: Antique Original

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