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Early 20th Century Shan Burmese Large Dry Lacquer Gilt Buddha Head Sculpture

$9,658.38

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A stunning, highly decorative, monumental Shan Burmese dry lacquer gilt Buddha head sculpture on a wood stand, early 20th century. The Buddha's round face is framed by long pendulous earlobes. The sculpture is initially made of papier mâché and lacquered layers after layers. Each layer is left to dry for long period of times to build the lacquer and let the papier mâché to disintegrate to leave only the dry lacquer to be gilded. Size: H 120 cm x W 56 cm x D 56 cm.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 47.25 in. (120 cm)Width: 22.05 in. (56 cm)Depth: 25.6 in. (65 cm)
  • Style
    Other (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1900-1909
  • Date of Manufacture
    1900s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2660321795852

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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