Burma Paper-Mache Buddha- Ava PRICE UPON REQUEST

Upper portion of a sitting Burmese paper-mache Buddha in the earth touching position. The Buddha is dressed in the simple garb of a monk, his ears curve out and touch his shoulders. The face is triangular in shape  with a pointed nose and a small bow-like mouth. All of these and the downcast eyes are attributes of the Ava period. Patina and wear of the paper-mache date this piece to the early 1800s. (mounted on a contemporary metal stand)

18.5″ tall (including stand) 9.5″ wide 6″ deep, lacquered paper-mache, Burma (Ava), late 18th/early 19th century


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