lacquerware lacquerware
lacquerware CUPS
Burma/Myanmar 20th Century
Horsehair, lacquer
Diameter 4 1/2 in.

Gift of Helen Trager, 2004
A set of five unusual Burmese horsehair flexible black and red lacquer cup, hlwet, or water bowls. 20th century. The outside is plain black glossy finish with the rim is red and yellow circles with red/yellow floral décor underneath in a shape of a "medallion" (of tradition costume for the court). Inside the bowl is a plain red glossy finish. (This set goes with a set of plates BC2004.2.11a-f)