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2 khwet (cups)

2 khwet (cups)

  • Place of origin:

    Burma (made)

  • Date:

    probably 19th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Made from horsehair and bamboo basketry prior to coating in thitsi lacquer. Finished with the yun (incising) technique.

  • Museum number:

    IPN.2649A

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

2 red khwet (cups) decorated with court scenes, in blue & black around the sides and on the base.

Place of Origin

Burma (made)

Date

probably 19th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Made from horsehair and bamboo basketry prior to coating in thitsi lacquer. Finished with the yun (incising) technique.

Descriptive line

2 Burmese red lacquer khwet (cups) decorated with court scenes in blue and black yun (incised) technique. probably 19th century,

Production Note

Attribution note: Possibly Pagan yun ware.

Materials

Bamboo; Horsehair; Thitsi lacquer; Pigment

Techniques

Basket; Lacquering; Incising; Colouring

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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