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SOUTH EAST ASIAN ANTIQUES, FINE ART, ASIAN ART BOOKS & OTHER RARE AND INTERESTING BOOKS
SOUTH EAST ASIAN ANTIQUES, FINE ART, ASIAN ART BOOKS & OTHER RARE AND INTERESTING BOOKS

Burmese set of 5 decorated lacquer plates, 23cm

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Burmese set of 5 decorated lacquer plates, 23cm.

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These mid 20th Century Burmese lacquer plates are rather splendid and make a very unusual and scarce set. They have a cinnabar base colour to the front with wonderful gold decoration. Black gloss lacquer to the rear.

3 different mythical beasts are featured.

Provenance: the property of an American diplomat, stationed in Asia in the 1950s and 60s.

Size (approx):
Diameter: Approximately 23cm.

Depth: 2cm.