Carved Wood Buddhist Monk Sculpture, Myanmar (Burma)

$ 2,600.00

  • Carved Wood Buddhist Monk Sculpture, Myanmar (Burma) 
  • Monk shown standing on a lotus pedestal, having both carved and applied details with blue finish throughout and red finish on portions of garments; constructed in segments and joined by pegs, having painted wood base
  • Measurements: Height, 30 inches; Width,  13 1/4 inches;  Depth, 5 1/4 inches
  • Provenance: The Estate of George 'Yorgo' Demetrakopoulos; professor, assistant director of the Medieval Institute and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1965-2000
  • Exhibitions: Art Center of Battle Creek, 'The Faces of Buddha', April 7-27, 2019
  • Condition: Good to Fair, overall moderate wear consistent with age, material and normal use; repairs; missing a finger; areas of deterioration and finish thinning / loss throughout; stress cracks following wood grain and areas of separation in original seams; chip to end of nose; dirt / debris accumulation