Burmese & Mon Sculpture

 

 

A Buddha head with traces of golden brown pigment covering hair and lotus bud finial; meditative expression typical of the Shan school; Shan period; White marble; 17th/18th century; Burma. 10 inches (25.4 cm) high.

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A Buddha head with sharp haircurls of molded lacquer and lacquered lotus bud finial with traces of gilding; Shan period; White marble; 17th/18th century; Burma. 14.5 inches (36.8 cm) high.

 

Buddha in seated Ava style and period; Gilt-lacquered wood; 17th century; Burma

 

Buddha in seated Mon style; Gilt-lacquered wood; 17th century; Burma. 25.25 inches (64.1 cm) high.

 

Temple door panels with finely-carved royal courtiers seated on thrones under tiered palace roofs and hinta birds; Ava period; Teakwood; 17th century; Burma. 86 inches (218.4 cm) high.  

 

 

Last updated 20/05/2004  Michelle