University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameKun Bu
Object Number:91-30-5B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shan (uncertain)
Thai (uncertain)
Burmese (uncertain)
Provenience: Burma (uncertain)
Thailand
Chiengmai
Date Made: 1900-1953
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1953
Section:Asian
Materials:Silver
Technique:Chased
Repousse
Iconography:Mythological Animal
Credit Line:Gift of Katharine and Mary Anglemyer, 1991
Other Number:None - Field No SF

Description

Silver box for carrying ready made betel quids handy when travelling. Silver work in chasing and repousse. Animal figures in high relief. Face of lid top has a crouched mythical beast with horns. Floral pattern at exterior base.


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