Burmese Wooden Monks (Pair Priced At)


These Burmese miniature figurines were used by the faithful as votive offerings to be displayed in the reliquaries of newly built stupas in accordance with the Buddhist doctrine of Karma. The kneeling monks have their palms pressed together in a prayer-like fashion to show respect and reverence. Mounted on contemporary metal stands

each 6.25″ tall (including stand) 3.5″ deep 3.5″ wide, lacquered wood, Burma, early 20th century