From: Burma

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-96-782.1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Burmese
Provenience Burma
Period Mandalay Period (uncertain)
Date Made Early 19th Century - 1904
Section Asian
Materials Teak
Technique Carved
Iconography Prince

Thit-tha papu. Wood carving of a figure of a prince with she bayet and nauk bayet (front and back collar piece), chetphon (front piece) at the waist, and a gaung baung (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.

Height 106 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number 29-96-782A - Other Number | 85-28-7.1 - Found in Collection Number

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