sculpture sculpture sculpture
sculpture sculpture sculpture
sculpture MYIN PHYU SHIN
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
BC2006.04.11

Sculpture in teak wood covered with lacquer and gold leaf. also commonly called U Kyaw Zwa or U Myin Kyaw. Hi is always he is sitting on his brown horse as a cavalryman wearing the dress of the Mandalay court, but his hair is combed into a bun according to the tradition. He is holding a sword with his right hand. He is always associated with a rooster.