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ARCHITECTURE & ICONOGRAPHY

  

 

 

  gong bearer

 

Thailand

An antique gong bearer in Burmese-Lan Na style, part of my private art collection.

 

The wooden figure stands on a lotus pedestal (fig.) and originates from Chiang Mai.

 

  gong bearer

 

  gong bearer

 

It has the right hand held upright, where his shoulder supports the pole from which the gong is hung.