University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2005-10-13
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Thai
Buddhist
Provenience: Burma
North Thailand
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Glass
Technique:Inlaid
Painted
Iconography:Attendant
Credit Line:Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2005
Other Number25.162.1 - Other Number

Description

Female attendant to the Buddha kneeling with her hands folded in front. Painted detail with glass inlay accents.The absence of gold leaf on the wood suggests a tribal origin, possibly Shan. One of a pair.


Bibliography:

[Article] White, Joyce C. & Lang, Stephen A. 2008. "The Asian Section". Arts of Asia. 38 (5): 96-110. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 108, Fig. 57View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Nancy Tingley. 2003. Doris Duke: the Southeast Asian Art Collection. 104 p. : col. ill., maps ; 26 cm. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 20, fig. 10View Objects cited in this Publication

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