University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2005-10-14
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
Lacquer
Glass
Technique:Painted
Inlaid
Iconography:Attendant
Credit Line:Gift of Doris Duke's Southeast Asian Art Collection, 2005
Other Number25.162.2 - Other Number

Description

Male attendant to the Buddha seated with right knee bent upward and staff in left hand. 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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