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Antique Burmese painted teak puppet head, Burma 2

£1,500.00
SKU A04031

A remarkable carved and painted teak puppet head, Burma 2

With details highlighted in black paint, the eyes inlaid in quartz, the mouth hinged.

This was once part of a colossal puppet in terms of size, perhaps depicting a Nat, or nature spirit.

This item is closely associated with item A04030.

Dimensions: 
36cm (14in) high x 25 cm wide x 20 cm deep. Height including base = c. 54cm. Base width = c. 23cm.

Date: 
19th century