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Burmese Ox Cart Decoration

Burmese Ox Cart Decoration

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Folk Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1385340

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Abhaya Asian Antiques
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Bullock cart decoration of a tiger carrying a woman in its jaws. This is based on an old Burmese folk tale about two brothers (messengers of King Anawathra- founder of Pagan) who fall in love with a young girl who rejects them and so they send a tiger to kill her. This is circa late 19th century there some damage and to the figure of the woman. H: 35cm/13.8in.

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