sculpture sculpture sculpture
sculpture Popa Medaw Nat
Burma/Myanmar
Amarapura, 2004
Lacquered teak wood, gold leaf, red and black paint
h. 48 in. x w. 10 in.

Gift of Catherine Raymond, 2006
BC2006.04.08

Sculpture in teak wood covered with lacquer and gold leaf. Lady of Mount Popa is wearing a bilu headdress on the top of her head. She is a standing figure dressed as a court lady from Mandalay wearing peacock feathers in her two hands. She is the mother of the Taungbyone brothers [cf. A:2006:0012 and A:2006:0013].