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