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             Ok Kwet, a Food Offering Vessel to a Monastery

17" High x 14"Diameter                               Please refer to the Lacquerware description on the previous page.   Ok Kwet is a  Burmese Lacquered Food Offering Vessel used by well-off families to present food offerings to a monastery. There are 7 layers for food storage. The base would have held rice.  The other covers & trays held curry-like accompaniments. The bowl or lid on top was used for drinking water. It is probably from Prome or Pagan.  There are a few rough spots from use over time. 

Probably 19th century.

Handcrafted in Burma

Ok Kwet, Monastery Offering Vessel

SKU: 5021

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