Lot 2168. Elegant figure of a Lord

Starting price:€ 1 200
Auction date:04.12.2018   11:00
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Lot 2168Elegant figure of a Lord
Myanmar/Burma. 1900.

Wood, carved and painted with pigments. Standing in the double post the Lord is clothed with the hips coiled paso longyi and a high level of gaung baung head covering. He wears a whiskers after the fashion of the 18th century./19. Century and has Left a large pearl.

Certainly the figure was part of a larger ensemble, which was installed in a temple or a Palace. The quality of the carving and the design clearly shows that it is a work from a first-class workshop. Height 90cm. Condition B/C. feet missing, wear.
Provenance:
Berlin Private Collection. 1975-78 purchased on site.

Literature:
Museum of the Five continents: Myanmar. Munich 2014. Comparisons: P. 169, Fig. 1

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