The art of Khmer lacquer work originates from the glorious Angkor era. The handmade panels which are displayed in this category present a great variety of models, all related to Khmer culture or nature, whether they depict exquisite Cambodian flowers, Cambodian landscapes, or scenes dating from the Angkorian era. This diverse range of panels’ collection is deeply imbued with Khmer esthetics and is meant to invite people to discover Cambodia's identity through local handicrafts. They make a great souvenir of the specificities of the Khmer culture. Larger versions of majestic paintings are also available in the Lacquer ‘Prestige collection’.
This gorgeous lacquer painting of Buddha under a tree is both beautiful and symbolic. Deep, rich shades of orange and red are striking against the black lacquered background with a serene, smiling Buddha in the center of the piece. Its dimensions are W. 20cm x H. 29cm x L. 1cm.
The Lacquer panel of Apsara Holding Lotus Flower is a fine piece of art made by skillful artisans. It represents this mythological female creature which is compared to angels because of her beauty and which has the power to change into infinite shapes. The dimensions of the panel are L. 20cm x H. 28cm x W. 1cm.
This attractive lacquered panel of a water lily has a copper background giving it a vibrancy that will stand out in any room. It is the work of one our highly skilled artisans in Siem Reap province in Cambodia. The materials used make it durable, with a modern aspect, although worked with traditional techniques. Its dimensions are L. 25cm x H. 25cm x W. 1cm.
The Lacquer Panel Paradise Bird Flower is a representation of a traditional Cambodian flower. It belongs to a series of small panels, all of which have a copper background and vivid colors. Its dimensions are L. 25cm x H. 25cm x W. 1cm.
For some people, this striking black lacquer painting of a water lily is simply a beautiful piece of art. However, the water lily also holds special significance in Cambodia, as do the colors and lacquer utilized in this painting. This picture is part of a series of paintings that represent the flowers of Cambodia. Its dimensions are L. 15cm x H. 15cm x W.1cm.