University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 89-13-231B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Gilded
Lacquer
Technique:Lacquered
Relief
Carving
Iconography:Garuda
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Relief carving of crowned garuda-type bird. The front side is black lacquered and gilded. The bird is shown frontally with legs and wings spread. There is a nail hole going through the center at the abdomen. Back side is flat.


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