Standard (Burmese: tagundaing). A wooden pole with a lattice of lacquer attached by six pegs; surmounted by a human-headed figure of a hamsa (sacred goose). Made of gilded and glass inlaid wood.
- Made in: Burma
- (Asia,South East Asia,Burma)
- Height: 265 centimetres (approximately)
Not on display
2000 Apr - 2000 Aug, BM, 'Visions from the Golden Land: Burma and the Art of Lacquer.'
Purchased by John Bridge at the Stuart sale at Christie's in June, 1830. The collection was given to the British Museum in 1872 by Mrs John Bridge and his nieces, Miss Fanny Bridge and Mrs Edgar Baker, on the death that year of George Bridge, brother of John Bridge.
- 1880.3534 (1970s tracking number, no longer used.)
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Object reference number: RRI2808
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