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Burmese Wood Carving of a Monkey

$195.00

The playful animal is depicted in a crouching position and the carving was used to adorn a plinth with a Buddhist image. It was meant to honor the Buddha and the monkey’s bowing position becomes a gesture of respect for the Buddha.

3.5″ wide 2.75″ deep 5.5″ high, carved Pine Wood, Burma, early 20th century

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