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Burmese people Sariputta, disciple of Buddha 19th century Description: disciple of the Buddha
Place made: Burma (Myanmar)
Creation Notes: Mandalay period (1752-1885)
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, lacquer, gold leaf, coloured glass; carving, gilding, inlay
Dimensions: 66.2 h x 50.0 w x 53.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.802.1
  • 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.