ST1164 A LARGE PAIR OF TEAKWOOD DANCERS
BURMA, PROBABLY MANDALAY
H. 119 CMS, 47 INS and 107 CMS, 42 INS
An outstanding, finely detailed and almost life-sized pair of teakwood dancers, one male and one female, wearing traditional costumes and poised atop fluted dome-shaped bases.
For a related dancing figure in the Northern Illinois University Centre for Burma Studies, please see the following link:
Dancing Figure – NIU – Center for Burma Studies
For a related pair of dancers from the Doris Duke collection, see N. Tingley, Doris Duke: The Southeast Asian Art Collection, New York, 2003, p. 92, fig. 20.
Condition: Generally good. Minor losses commensurate with age.
Provenance: Private English collection.