Figure of Shwe Nawratha Nat

Details

  • Title

    Figure of Shwe Nawratha Nat

  • Artist/maker

    Maung Kyaw Yan (active end of the 19th century) (sculptor)
  • Associated people

    Sir Richard Carnac Temple (1850 - 1931) (commissioner)
  • Associated place

    Burma (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1894
  • Material and technique

    teak, carved

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    63 x 31 x 30 cm max. (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    2

  • Credit line

    Transferred from the Indian Institute, University of Oxford.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EAX.7313

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Further reading

Temple, R. C., The Thirty-seven Nats. A Phase of Spirit-Worship Prevailing in Burma (London: Kiscadale Publications, 1991), illus. p. 59 no. 9

Bamford, Sally, ‘Counting to 37: Sir Richard Carnac Temple and the Thirty-Eighth Nat’, Journal of Burma Studies, (2019), p. 164 f. 3

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