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Object Number:
85-28-6
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Burmese
Provenience:
Burma
Period:
Mandalay period (uncertain)
Date Made:
19th Century - 1950
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1950
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Teak
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Ogre
Dancer
Description:
Thit-tha papu. Teak carving of male figure wearing a belu gaung-saung with a headdress of an ogre. Holds a dagger in right hand. Probably made as a decorative piece for monastery frieze or corner decoration of a pyat-that, wooden spire. Stand made one piece with figure.
Credit Line:
Found in Collection

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 43
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