Lacquer offering vessel (hsun-ok)

Early 1900s

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

A black lacquer, hsun-ok offering vessel from the town of Kyaukka that is made in six parts of woven and coiled bamboo. It has been lacquered black on the outside and red on the inside.


  • Title: Lacquer offering vessel (hsun-ok)
  • Date Created: Early 1900s
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 68.5 centimetres x Diameter: 27.5 centimetres
  • Production place: Probably Shan State, eastern Myanmar
  • Material: Lacquer, wood, and bamboo
  • Copyright: © Trustees of the British Museum
  • British Museum link: 1998,0723.118
  • Acquisition: Donated by Ralph and Ruth Isaacs

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