Antique Gilt Wood Lacquered Burmese Monk Figure, 19th Century

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**Free shipping. Appealing terracotta red and gold antique Burmese monk on inscribed plinth.  The young monk is sitting with his legs to the side, with his hands in prayer / meditation.  Both the robe and base are decorated with small 'circular mirrors' that gleam in the light.  (2 missing on the back.) This figure is hand carved wood, lacquered and with gilt.  Age Mid- Late 19th. Century, possibly earlier - purchased in Rangoon in the 80's by ourselves.

As of Dec 2021 Sothebys had a very similar piece for sale at auction - starting price $1250.

Dimensions: W3.75, D4.75", H6.75".

Stand is for sale separately.

Condition: good, a couple of small pieces of glass mirror are missing on the back.


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