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Burmese Dry Lacquer Head of Buddha

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1800: Item # 856002
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Antique Burmese wood and dry lacquer head of royal crown buddha, beautiful expression, glass details on crown, 17th to 18th century, Jambupati type, he wears a long-toothed crown with the top of the usnisa broken off, The features of the face, the slanting eyes, high eyebrows and small mouth are typical of the Shan-type. Total size with stand: 14 1/2" high x 7" wide x 7" deep. Size of head: 11 1/2" highReference: Burmese Buddhist Sculpture, The Johan Moger Collection by Otto Karow, 1991, p. 59.