Mirror stand Carved bone Thailand or Burma 18th/19th century
Lot 1157
A bone mirror stand Thailand or Burma 18th/19th century
Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
Mirror stand Carved bone Thailand or Burma 18th/19th century
Lot Details
Property from the Paul F. Walter Collection
A bone mirror stand
Thailand or Burma 18th/19th century
The pierced rectangular panel with nine panels carved with mythological figures and avatars from the Ramayana, all dancing against scrolling floral forms. The crest and holding plate are carved and lobbed, and the whole is raised on plain stem issued from a stepped faceted base with panel incised with foliate designs.
22 in. (55.9 cm.) high

Footnotes

  • A related gilt lacquered mirror stand is in the Northern Illinois University, (BC87.01.40)

    Provenance:
    Acquired from Spink & son, 1988.
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