We are a Greek/English family-run business established in the UK in 2011. Since then we have built up a large collection of unique items. Hand-picked from private collectors sales. Our choice of items is based on quality, craftsmanship, cultural interest and beauty. We research every single item and aim to provide as much information as possible about its history and provenance. We speak English perfectly. As well as understanding Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and French, so please do communicate without fear for any questions you may have. We are here to help and provide any information you need at all times. We have been packing and sending items abroad for many years and have successfully delivered even the most fragile pieces including Venetian mirrors, carved chairs and arabesque tables. This Listing is for. Antique 19th Century Burma Burmese Woven Rice Carrying Basket Container with Lid. A covered round bucket-shaped rice basket with four small legs, made of woven bamboo thread and coated with originally black lacquer (now grey), and red concentric circles on the lid. With 6 metal supports for threading to secure the cover and also for transportation. Northern Burma, 19th century, Mandalay period. Decorators Statement Piece with Elegant Shape and Lines. Previously held in a private museum collection along with many other ethnic tribal & ancient objects. 26 cm in diameter, 49.5 cm high approx. Good Antique Condition and lovely patina. One small hole please see photo (7, 11). One more available: Please enquire. Provenance: Seward Kennedy collection, London/New York. In the summer of 2013 our shop featured in the BBC series Antiques Road Trip; we have also worked with prop-masters and costume designers in the film industry, supplying jewellery and antiques for productions such as Mr Holmes (with Ian Mckellan), Viceroy’s House (directed by Gurinder Chadha), the upcoming Disney production Maleficient II, and the TV series Downton Abbey. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\South-East Asian”. The seller is “nasiaauctionsuk” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Southeast Asian
- Product: Basket
- Age: 1850-1899