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Burmese people Deity (one of three figures) [The God Makali; Mandalay style (one of three figures)] 19th century Place made: Burma (Myanmar)
Creation Notes: Mandalay period (1752 - 1885)
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, lacquer, coloured glass
Dimensions: figure 134.0 h x 30.0 w x 29.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.800.3
Provenance:
  • with antique dealership Peng Seng Antiques, Bangkok, 1977 or before
  • from which bought by the Australian National Gallery, 1977
  • The collecting history of this sculpture is partial. Its whereabouts are unknown prior to its purchase in Bangkok in 1977. The National Gallery of Australia welcomes further information regarding its history of ownership prior to 1977.