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Antique Burmese Carved Kinnaya Ox Cart Decoration

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Wood: Pre 1900: Item # 1247418
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Antique wooden carving, that once served as decoration to the front of an Burmese ox cart, depicting a being called a 'kinnaya' from Buddhist and Hindu mythology. Kinnaya are half-bird and half-human celestial musicians. Buddhists believe that Buddha was incarnate as a kinnaya four times in his existence. 19th century- Has stand. Size: 9.25" height, 16" length