G597.3
A GROUP OF FOUR PAINTED WOOD TIGERS (MIDDLE ONE SOLD) BURMA, TAI YAI (SHAN STATES), EARLY 20TH CENTURY H (approximate). 40 CMS, 16 INS A charming group of four painted wood tigers, each in mid-roar with his paw raised as if to strike. For a figure of the Maung Po Tu nat riding a tiger see plate 74 in Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese Crafts Past and Present, New York: O.U.P., 1994. PROVENANCE: Private German collection.


G597.3
A GROUP OF FOUR PAINTED WOOD TIGERS (MIDDLE ONE SOLD) BURMA, TAI YAI (SHAN STATES), EARLY 20TH CENTURY H (approximate). 40 CMS, 16 INS A charming group of four painted wood tigers, each in mid-roar with his paw raised as if to strike. For a figure of the Maung Po Tu nat riding a tiger see plate 74 in Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Burmese Crafts Past and Present, New York: O.U.P., 1994. PROVENANCE: Private German collection.