This Burmese Buddhist Monk's Lacquerware Offering Bowl is a famous local craft that has developed over time in an art form of refined quality. Lacquerware is crafted from a mixture of the juice of the Thitsi tree and ash applied on the surface of objects such as woven bamboo or wood.
The Offering Bowls are carried by monks during heir daily morning rituals of collecting alms
75 years old
Seller's Comment: "We purchased this in Asia, and they can be used as a house decorative piece. They are a great conversation starter - explaining to people what they are, and what the Buddhist Monk's do with them."