Dancing Male Figure
Title Dancing Male Figure
Accession Number AM-WA-734
Title2 Dancing Male Figure
Museum Name Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
Gallery Name Wooden Art Gallery
Object Type Wood Work
Main Material Wood
Manufacturing Technique Wood Carving
Main Artist Not Known
Artist's Nationality Not Known
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data Not Known
Country Not Known
Provenance Myanmar (Burma)
Origin Place Myanmar (Burma)
Find Place Myanmar (Burma)
Period / Year of Work C.16th-17th Century CE
Tribe NA
Costume NA
Culture NA
Dimensions 103 x 41 cm
Brief Description A Burmese dancer stands on wooden pedestal in dancing position. He wears the traditional attire and a Burmese cap.
Detailed Description A Burmese dancer stands on wooden pedestal in dancing position. He wears the traditional attire and a Burmese cap. He holds his lower garments with right hand and uplifts his left hand. The wooden statue seems to be a sculptural decoration in a Burmese house hold or pagoda. The rich embellishment suggests that the dancer was associated with royalty.