Kun- Daung, a ceremonial object,is Burmese Lacquerware

15" High x 7.5" Diameter                   Please refer to the Burmese Laquerware description on the last page.   Kun-Daung is a Betel Leaf Holder, a popular object to be presented to a monastery. It was used to hold betel leaves & has been a symbol of kingship. Today it's use is confined to the shin-byu novitiation ceremony. It is still the custom for the prettiest girl of the family to carry it to the  monastery in a grand procession along with other offerings.      Probably 19th century.

Handcrafted in Burma

Kun-Daung

$365.00Price

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