A Fine Old Collection of 58 Clay & Metal Buddhist Votives Burma Myanmar 18th -19th Century
|SOLD but see lots more Fine Oceanic & Aboriginal Art on my website
|5cm - 12cm
A Superb Collection of 58 Clay & Metal Buddhist Votives Burma Myanmar,18th -19th Century
In Burma Myanmar, clay & metal votives were widely made & used by devote Buddhists who believe that making these images builds spiritual merit. Clay votive tablets of the Buddha and Buddhist images represent a significant element of the archaeological record of early Buddhist sites in Southeast Asia including Burma, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam.
Bronze molds were used to make clay images that were stamped out & sun-dried & then individually painted with gold or silver. They were made in many different types some of the Buddha’s and scenes of the historical Buddha’s life, Bodhisattva’s, and other deities.
See my new EXHIBITIONS GALLERY showing the Museums and Art Galleries Exhibitions that I provided artworks for over the past 40 years. There is the link to the article about my artworks published in the prestigious Louvre Magazine in 1996
I have artwork for Museums and art Galleries but also for collectors at every stage of their collecting. I want to encourage people to explore the fine art of New Guinea & West Papua and the Pacific Islands and to be able to see and touch the artworks in a relaxed and friendly manner in my Sydney Gallery. I would like to invite you to visit my gallery and see the artworks in person and also look at my website www.oceanicartsaustralia.com where there are many Galleries & Sub Galleries to explore.
My Gallery of nearly 40 years is the last physical gallery in Sydney that specializes in New Guinea and Oceanic Art. Sydney is very close to New Guinea & the Pacific Islands where all of these amazing artworks came from, Australia’s closest neighbors.
To see many more rare items and the finest masterpieces, please make an appointment with us to visit the gallery.
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