BURMESE LAQUERWARE
EXAMPLES PREVIOUSLY SOLD
THROUGH THE GALLERY
Burma's polychrome incised wares are unsurpassed for their boldness and liveliness of design while its gilt moulded lacquer inlaid with glass mosaic "outshines" European ormolu work in its sheer sumptuous effect.

The best of Burma's gold leaf design work is equal to that of Thailand, the leading exponent of the craft in Southeast Asia. Painted wares too are emblematic of a robust folkcraft tradition.