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Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings
Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings
Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings
Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings
Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings
Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings
Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings
Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings
Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings

Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings
This pair of beautifully carved wooden (probably teak) temple pieces depict the Burmese mythological chimera Pyinsa Rupa lit. It is a creature made from the amalgamation of parts of five different animals. It can be made up of an elephant, bullock (ox), horse, carp and tonaya (a mythical horned animal/dragon) or alternately lion, elephant, buffalo, carp, and hamsa(Sanskrit- hamsa or hamsa = an aquatic bird of passage, such as a goose or swan). The Pyinsa Rupa serves as the logo for Myanmar Airways International. 21 inches high and 7 inches wide at widest part (measured without stands). They are in excellent condition and come with their stands. The item “Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings” is in sale since Wednesday, March 20, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Burma”. The seller is “cupisnique” and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Primary Material: Gilded & painted wood (teak) studded with mirrors
  • Type: Carving
  • Region of Origin: Burma
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Color: Gold and red
  • Maker: Burmese artisans

Antique pair of Burmese mythological Pyinsa Rupa gilded wood temple carvings