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Antique Gilded Burmese Wood Carving

Antique Gilded Burmese Wood Carving

Antique Gilded Burmese Wood Carving

AGE: – 19th Century
CONSTRUCTION: – Teak Wood – glass mosaic and thayo lacquer decoration
HEIGHT: – 48cm
WIDTH: – 27cm
DEPTH: – 12cm
WEIGHT: – 3.85 Kg.

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Antique Gilded Burmese Wood Carving with popular mythological creatures frequently mentioned in Burmese myth, legend, and folklore, gilded and decorated with thayo lacquer and coloured glass mosaics. The mythological creature on which the Devanat/angel is standing is known in Burma as the Galon, also popularly known as the Garuda in other cultures such as Indonesia and Thailand, and is portrayed in carvings and paintings in Buddhist and Hindu iconography, literature, and art in south-east Asia and India.

Nagas, a popular theme in Buddhist and Hindu art are seen flanking either side of the galon and the angel with their bodies snaking across the base on both the front and the back, extending upwards.
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Antique Gilded Burmese Wood Carving
Back view Burmese Wood Carving Mythological Creatures
Burmese Wood Carving Angel on Garudas back
Front view Burmese Wood Carving Mythological Creatures
Side view Burmese Carving Mythical Creatures Naga, Garuda, Angel
Base view Burmese Wood Carving Mythological creatures
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