sculpture sculpture sculpture
sculpture sculpture
sculpture DONOR
Burma/Myanmar
Konbaung Period, 18th Century
Wood, red lacquer originally gilded
h. 19 1/16 in., w. 14 1/4 in., d. 9 7/8 in.

Gift of Konrad and Sarah Bekker, 1986
BC86.01.02.00

Standing Donor King, with crown and royal robes. Here the worshipping King is a standing figure with hands in the attitude of reverence and held against chest, in anjali mudra. The image is dark red with traces of gold leaf especially on the crown which has a petal-like design. The king wears royal robes. He is standing on a semi-circular base with nine lotus flowers carved on the sides.