The tradition of crafting objects fortified and decorated with lacquer in Cambodia is century’s old, dating back to at least the 12th century. The tradition of working with lacquer was nearly lost but in recent times has experienced a revival with modern designs being produced for the tourist souvenir market.
Height: 18cm, 7 in
Diameter: 10.5cm, 4 in
Provenance: Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia
Period: Late 19th century