Source: Secondary reference
Chu-pan describes a type of floral scrolling that consists of a main curling stem with lots of little "hooks". It is described by Sylvia Fraser-Lu as "hook-like foliage".
A Burmese dha with a blade like those made in Mindan village, Yamethin district, with chu-pan motif on the blade.
Sold by Mandarin Mansion in 2020.
Close-up of blade.
The motif appears among others on Burmese lacquerwork and silver overlaid ironwork such as sword blades.
1. Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese crafts, past and present, Oxford University Press, 1994. Page 239.