Antique 19th Century Burmese Lacquerware Sadaik or Manuscript Box – 38cm / 15. Measurements – Height 38cm (15″) x Length 60cm (24″). 19th century lacquer manuscript box. Sadaik (large, rectangular wooden and gold gilt manuscript boxes) were used at monasteries and the homes of government officials and wealthy individuals. The exterior surfaces, lid and four sides are all decorated in the shwe zawa red and gold leaf technique. The draughtsmanship is both assured, delicate and of excellent quality. Given the nature of the Shwe Zawa style it is unusual for a box, such as this, to be found in such good condition. Provenance: Ex- private UK Collection. This traditional in appearance piece is sure to add a unique touch to any room of your home or workplace. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE – We have been offering SE Asian Art for many years and are proud of the reputation we have developed for fair and honest listings. We have other beautiful Asian Art available. Please check out our other listing where we have other beautiful Asian pieces available. Please message with any questions. Thanks for your interest. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\South-East Asian”. The seller is “hd_asian_art” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Southeast Asian
- Product: Boxes
- Age: 1800-1849
- Primary Material: Lacquerware
- Sub-Type: Bamboo Box
- Original/Repro: Antique Original