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Offering dish and cover

Offering dish and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Thailand (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lacquered bambooo with mother-of-pearl inlay

  • Museum number:

    452&A-1894

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Offering dish and cover of bamboo, twelve-sided; the cover is pyramidal in form and is surmounted by a finial with knob. The whole of the outside is covered with black lacquer, broken up by bands of red lacquer, and decorated with inlaid panels of floral designs in mother-of-pearl. The stand and cover are coated on the inside with black and red lacquer respectively.

Place of Origin

Thailand (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Lacquered bambooo with mother-of-pearl inlay

Dimensions

Height: 23 in, Width: 17.625 in

Descriptive line

Offering dish and cover, lacquered bamboo with mother-of-pearl inlay, Thailand (Siam), 19th century.

Materials

Bamboo; Mother of pearl

Techniques

Lacquered; Inlay

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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