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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:


  • 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)


19th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Lacquered bambooo with mother-of-pearl inlay


Height: 23 in, Width: 17.625 in

Descriptive line

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


Bamboo; Mother of pearl


Lacquered; Inlay


South & South East Asia Collection

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