Magnificent Antique 1913 Repousse Burmese Silver Thabeik Bowl - Upper Kalewa, Burma - early 20th century

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Magnificent Antique 1913 Repousse Burmese Silver Thabeik Bowl - Upper Kalewa, Burma - early 20th century
Very good condition

This is an early 20th-century (1913) large Burmese antique Thabeik bowl.

Heavily ornamented with finely hand chased and repousse decorations.

It is unmarked. Tested for low grade Burmese silver.

Depicting a continuous scene of Burmese court life: a King and Queen among courtiers, men in horse drawn cart, a person in traditional Burmese dress, offering a basket of food to two naga (mythical serpents) under a bodhi tree. A band of water cabbage petals frame the bottom border.

All represented in characteristic Burmese high relief repousse work. The figures in this bowl are realistic and highly detailed.

The base has inscriptions 'Presented to H. F. Burke by his Burmese staff, Kalewa Upper Burma. April 1913'.

A superb genuine Burmese antique 105 year old antique Thabeik bowl.



DATE: 1913

DIMENSION: Diameter: 26cm (10 1/4"). Height: 17cm (6 3/4") approx.

WEIGHT: 915g

CONDITION: Very good condition without damage. No nasty dents. No solder repairs or alternations.

The lot will be carefully packaged and shipped by trackable mail.

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