On this antique lacquerware kun-it, the outlines are expressed in black on a red-orange background with very fine rows of circular lines and fine dots. The center of the lid bears a detailed floral motif while the under-surface is decorated with Burmese script. This kun-it has one tray in addition to the main box as shown in the photos.
Expected wear is present on the exterior of this kun-it including minor surface cracks consistent with its age as shown in the photos.
Height: 21cm, 8.5 in
Diameter: 21cm, 8.3 in
Provenance: Antique Dealer, Bagan
Period: Late 19th century