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Antique Burmese Book Covers, Pair

Gail DeLoach

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Antique Burmese Book Covers, Pair

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Product Information

Era:
Antique; 1900-1910
Condition:
Very Good; some surface wear on red lacquer and glass detail
Country of Origin:
Burma
Materials:
wood/gilding/glass
Size:
3.5" L x 0.5" W x 18" H
Color/Finish:
red/gold

Why We Love This

Pair of old gilded and lacquered wooden Burmese book covers with applied glass decorations. The covers would have been the front and back covers of a Buddhist manuscript or bible. With stands, 20.5"H.
As described by Gail DeLoach

About Gail DeLoach

Founder of the well-known LA-based design firm that bears her name, Gail DeLoach has divided her time between Bangkok and Los Angeles for more than twenty years. She is a passionate, experienced collector of antiques and decorative objects from Southeast Asia. Architectural fragments, vintage pieces with strong sculptural appeal, and the beautiful and eccentric collectibles of Thailand and Burma are areas of special interest and focus.