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Lacquer & Horsehair Cup


Delicate drinking cup by Nwe Ni and family, Bagan, Myanmar.

Fine & flexible base form woven from fine split bamboo and horsehair then 10+ lacquer coats.

(Traditionally lacquerware was based on a woven armature of split bamboo but very fine or intricate pieces used horsehair for delicacy.

Dia 12cms x 9cms tall

(a small number available)

A very rare and delicate piece
Burma Temples
The Source.