Sadaik, a Burmese Laquerware Manuscript Chest & Stand

19" High x 27" Wide x 10" Deep                     Please refer to the Lacquerware description on the previous page.  Sadaik is a sacred scroll box used in monasteries to hold palm leaf manuscripts shaped in  long oblong folios that tell  the teachings of Buddha. It is beautifully carved with Thia Angels on all four sides.  The manuscripts would be held in the separate box that sits on top to protect the from harm by mice or water. This piece is embellishes with gold leaf, moulded thayo decoration inlaid with glass. A stunning piece in great condition. A rare find.

Handcrafted in Burma


SKU: 1563
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