All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1292551 (stock #BBB-005)
A very large golden sacred bird of Burma inlaid with multi colored cut glass. The beautiful bird duck Hintha remains a beloved symbol of the Mon people.The hintha bird is the symbol of Burma. In India it is the mount of the god Brahma, though it has lost this function in Burma. Size: H. 59cm. W. 48cm. Condition: Very good. There is a metal support rod supporting the birds weight. It might have separated from the legs at one point.