ANTIQUE 19thC EXEPTIONAL BURMESE SOLID SILVER THABEIK BOWL, RANGOON c.1880

ANTIQUE 19thC EXEPTIONAL BURMESE SOLID SILVER THABEIK BOWL, RANGOON c.1880

6,595.00

19th Century Exceptional Burmese, Myanmar Silver Thabeik bowl, repousse' decorated in high relief depicting different traditional scenes from the Burmese mythology, showing very detailed figures set against a chiseled matted background in landscapes. Around the scenes and the top chased with scrolling foliage and bands, the base decorated with zodiac panels.

The base is not marked with the makers mark, but judging by the quality he was undeniably a master silversmith, tested silver (900+ standard).


REFERENCE NUMBER: A4592

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DESCRIPTION

Antique late-19th Century Exceptional Burmese, Myanmar Solid Silver Thabeik bowl, repousse' decorated in high relief depicting different traditional scenes from the Burmese mythology, showing very detailed figures set against a chiseled matted background in landscapes. Around the scenes and the top chased with scrolling foliage and bands, the base decorated with zodiac panels.

The quality of the bowl is simply outstanding and very crisp, the figures and proportions are much smaller than usual, the quality of workmanship is possibly the best i have ever seen in Burmese silver, its comparable to the best silversmiths active at the time. The base is not marked with the makers mark, but judging by the quality he was undeniably a master silversmith, tested silver (900+ standard).

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.

SIZE

Height: 12.5cm
Width: 24cm
Weight: 940g