sculpture sculpture sculpture
sculpture DANCING FIGURE
Burma/Myanmar
Carved wood, painted, gilded
h. 33 cm., w. 16 1/2 cm.
Gift of Konrad and Sarah Bekker, 1987
BC87.01.24

Human figure in dance position carved out of wood. Raised on toes with arms raised, figure is in motion. Vest-like upper garment and lower garment which falls from waist to shins with longer strip brought around back and over dexter shoulder are gilded. Wears hat, with phalanges behind the ears.