Black Lacquer Segmented Offering Set

Black Lacquer Segmented Offering Set, probably Burmese. Separate dishes that rebuilds into a sculptor. Condition is good. I do not know who made the item.


Diameter is 16.5" x 15" High

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David U.

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June 3, 2024
Fair Market Value:

Dear Keri, This item is a Black Lacquer Segmented Offering Set originating from Burma. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this set is a testament to the rich cultural heritage and artistic traditions of the region. The offering set is comprised of multiple segments, each intricately decorated with traditional Burmese motifs and designs. The deep, lustrous black lacquer serves as a striking backdrop for the vibrant colors and intricate patterns that adorn the surface of the set. In Burmese culture, offering sets like these play an important role in religious ceremonies and rituals, symbolizing devotion, reverence, and spiritual connection. They are often used to present offerings to Buddhist monks or deities as acts of merit-making and gratitude. The segmented design of the offering set allows for versatile use, with each compartment serving a specific purpose in the ritualistic process. From holding sacred objects and ritual items to displaying offerings of food or flowers, each segment of the set contributes to the overall ceremonial experience. Fair condition