University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameAep Yaa
Kun-it
Object Number: 82-7-65B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Burmese (uncertain)
Thai (uncertain)
Isaan (uncertain)
Provenience: Thailand
Burma (uncertain)
Udon
Pagan (uncertain)
Date Made: 1900-1950
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1950
Section:Asian
Materials:Bamboo
Thayo
Lacquer
Technique:Lacquered
Thayo
Height: 4.5cm
Outside Diameter:12.2cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number249 - Other Number

Description

Cylindrical betel box interior tray in lacquer with bamboo structure. Red color. Sits inside the vertical inner portion of 82-7-65A. Etching design in za-yun, Burmese term for wire mesh design. Probably imported to Thailand from Pagan, Burma.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphernalia from Asia and the Pacific (05 Apr 1997 - 31 Dec 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

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