Stupa Ivory Burma 17th/18th century
Lot 1156Y
An ivory miniature stupa complex Burma 17th/18th century
Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium
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Property from the Paul F. Walter Collection
An ivory miniature stupa complex
Burma 17th/18th century
The main structure with stepped rounded rings set on a pedestal base, carved with four seated buddhas in bhumisparsa mudra divided by scrolling foliate vines. The lower platform with four miniature stupa at the corners and a high arching pierce foliate gate protected by large stylized lions.
8 in. (20.3 cm.) high

Footnotes

  • Compare with another more simplified version from Thailand in the Royal Family collection, see McGill, The Kingdom of Siam, 2005, no. 54, p. 149.

    Provenance:
    Acquired from Doris Wiener, 1987
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