From: Burma | North Thailand

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 2005-10-13
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Thai | Buddhist
Provenience Burma | North Thailand
Date Made 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Wood | Pigment | Glass
Technique Inlaid | Painted
Iconography Attendant | Thepphanom | Thephanom

Female attendant to the Buddha (thepphanom or thephanom, เทพนม) 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.

Credit Line Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2005
Other Number 25.162.1 - Other Number

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