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.
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.
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.
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.
The Rumduol flower is the national Khmer flower and here it is depicted as part of a series of small panels showing Cambodian flowers. It is a lacquered painting on wood, framed in red with a black background and copper leaf detail, in keeping with others in the series. Its dimensions are L. 15cm x H. 15cm x W. 1cm.
The Lacquer Panel Bird Flower is the painting of this wonderful and unique Cambodian traditional flower. The surface has been treated with lacquer, which gives it a glossy and smooth finish and enhances the color and original beauty of the painting. Its dimensions are W. 15 cm x H. 15 cm x 1.2cm.
This pretty painting of the frangipani flower is part of a series of small panels of Cambodian flowers. On a base of wood, it is framed in red lacquer with a central background in black and the flowers picked out in copper leaf. Its dimensions are L. 15cm x H. 15cm x W. 1cm.
Whatever your decor this lacquered panel with its floral motif in 3 sections is likely to find its place. Designed and hand crafted in one of our Siem Reap workshops in Cambodia, it will bring a touch of Asia into your home. Its dimensions are W. 20cm x H. 40cm x L. 1cm.
This very attractive lacquer painting of umbrellas shows the style of umbrella that is depicted on many of the bas-reliefs to be found in the old Angkor temples. They are ornate and stylized umbrellas of the type used to shade kings, royalty and important personages. The picture is in red and black lacquer with copper leaf. Its dimensions are W. 40cm x H. 20cm x L. 1cm
This piece has been carefully painted with lacquer, which was then loyally rendered in fine copper leaves to produce a lusciously warm finish on a traditionally black background. The painting stands at 20cm high, 28cm wide and 1.3cm thick.
At first glance, this lacquer painting of three Apsaras on lotus may simply appear to be a beautiful piece of artwork. However, there is significance to even the smallest detail on this lovely item, adding symbolism to its loveliness as well. Its dimensions are W. 28cm x H. 20cm x L. 1cm.