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    Posted 4 years ago

    Arjosolofind
    (7 items)

    Gold/black lacquerware of unknown age. Believe to be Burmese. Four tiered with second shallow inner tray in each tray. 20” high x 11” wide overall.

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    Comments

    1. Congcu, 4 years ago
      Nice find. Appears to be a Burmese gold leaf lacquerware container. (tiffin)
    2. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 4 years ago
      I agree that it's a pretty thing -- but what would it have been used for?? Just curious... :-)
    3. Congcu, 4 years ago
      It is used to contain food. Look up tiffin.
    4. lizzycbw lizzycbw, 4 years ago
      Or is it a Chinese Bento box. Similar one
      https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/359513982725107577/?nic_v2=1a44vfK2f

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