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Betel-box
(Kun-it)
(20th century)

Medium
lacquer, bamboo
Measurements
(a-d) 23.0 × 24.5 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Burma
Inscription
(a) incised and infilled with red lacquer (in Burmese script) on front u.c.:
incised and infilled with red lacquer (in Burmese script) on left side u.c.:
incised and infilled with red lacquer (in Burmese script) on right side u.c.:
incised and infilled with red lacquer (in Burmese script) on rear u.c.:
incised and infilled with green lacquer (in Burmese script) on base c.:
(b) inscribed in blue ballpoint pen (in Burmese script) on paper label on base c.:
(c) inscribed in blue ballpoint pen (in Burmese script) on paper label on base c.:
(d) incised and infilled with red lacquer (in Burmese script) on top c.:
incised and infilled with green lacquer (in Burmese script) on front c.:
incised and infilled with green lacquer (in Burmese script) on left side c.:
incised and infilled with green lacquer (in Burmese script) on right side c.:
incised and infilled with green lacquer (in Burmese script) on rear c.:
Accession Number
2012.38.a-d
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of John McCarthy in memory of Edwin and Margot McCarthy through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2012
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display