sculpture sculpture sculpture
sculpture sculpture
sculpture MA NGWE TAUNG 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
BC2006.04.17

Ma Ngwe Taung,” the Lady of the Silver Wings” or “Lady of the Silver Mountain.” Sculpture in teak wood covered with lacquer and gold leaf. Standing wooden figure on a pedestal with headdress figuring a naga, in the costume of a Konbaung princess with flying scarves and her two hands raised in front of her facing the outside.