Antique 19th c Thai Burmese Large Red Lacquer Serving Bowl Kwet Shallow II
Antique 19th c Thai Burmese Large Red Lacquer Serving Bowl or "Kwet"
A 19th century Thai-Burmese “kwet,” or serving bowl once used for holding rice. Daily use over the years has produced a beautiful sheen on this bowl, with the original black lacquer showing through the red in areas of heavy use.
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Previously held in a private museum collection along with many other ethnic tribal, ancient objects & Antique & Vintage Art Prints I will be listing in the following weeks
7.5 cm high, 48 cm in diameter though it is square in shape