ANTIQUE 19thC BURMESE SOLID SILVER BETEL BOX ON STAND, RANGOON c.1890

  USD $9,875
  United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Antique late-19th Century Burmese (Myanmar) solid silver betel box on stand, of traditional shape, highly-decorative, each part is chased in very high-relief with various scenes from Burmese folklore, surrounded by scrolling foliage, resting on a circular base chased with scrolling foliage and figures, the cover is surmounted by an impressive cast figurative finial modelled as a dancer in traditional Burmese dress. The acid tested shows a 900+ silver standard. As always the case for Burmese silver the piece appears to be unmarked, it dates to the 1890's.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 29cm
Width: 20cm
Weight: 1415g

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Period c. 1890
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狀態 pre-owned