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Object Number:
85-28-7
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:
Prince
Description:
Thit-tha papu. Wood carving of a figure of a prince with she/nauk bayet (front/back collar piece), chetphon (front piece) at the waist, and a gaungbaung (a silk kerchief used as a turban) over his youn (hair) knot. Double-string of two-row pale-badee (string of pearls) hang from the neck. The dagger in the right hand is not an original piece of the sculpture. He was probably carrying a lay (bow), holding one end in the right hand, and the other end in the left hand.
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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