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SOLD - Burmese Silver Thabeik Bowl - Antique Circa 1880

A fine and impressive antique Burmese silver thabeik bowl; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

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SOLD - Burmese Silver Thabeik Bowl - Antique Circa 1880
SOLD - Burmese Silver Thabeik Bowl - Antique Circa 1880

Description


This fine antique Burmese silver thabeik* bowl has a circular rounded form.


The surface of this bowl is embellished with fine and impressive embossed and chased repoussé (repousse) decorated bordered scenes depicting a series of iconic Burmese figures in high relief, wearing courtly and traditional dress with a matt and scale motif diaper pattern background.


As with the vast majority of these bowls, the continuous frieze of figures relates to Burmese folklore.


Each incurve to the subdividing border of the expansive scene is ornamented with an alternating bird design.


The lower portion of the body is encircled with embossed and chased stylised leaf motifs.


The rim of the bowl is ornamented with a broad band of embossed and chased scrolling undulating leaf decoration.


The base of the bowl retains the silversmith’s centre punch mark; there are no hallmarks as expected with this type of Asian silverware.


* The shape of the thabeik bowl is based on alms or begging bowls used by Burmese monks. Thabeik bowls however have no ceremonial or religious use; they are purely ornamental.


Origin: Burma, Asia

Condition


This antique bowl is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent condition.

The embossed and chased repoussé decoration is very sharp.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Diameter of rim 23.1cm/9.1"

Diameter of base 16.5cm/6.5"

Height 14.7cm/5.8"


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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