G719.1 A CARVED LACQUERED AND GILDED FIGURE OF AUNGZWAMAGYI NAT ON HORSEBA


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G719.1 A CARVED LACQUERED AND GILDED FIGURE OF AUNGZWAMAGYI NAT ON HORSEBACK

BURMA

19TH CENTURY

H. 34 CM, 13 ½ INS

Nats are a group of spiritual beings whose worship predates the introduction of Buddhism to Burma, but continue to be worshipped today. The foremost centre of nat worship in Burma is Mount Popa, a well–known landmark near Pagan.

PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION

Price: £400 [PREVIOUSLY £750]