Asian art

Myanmar Buddha statues

Myanmar Buddha statues

The history and Buddha statues of Myanmar art is very complex, its origins lying with the ancient ethnic groups that inhabited the region in pre-historic times and its development ghrough the ages resulting from the movements and mergins of these groups both amongst themselves and with migrant groups from elsewhere.

Myanmar Buddha Statues

This website differs from other books / websites on Myanmar art history in a number of ways. First we focus only on Buddhist art development and antique Buddha statues, especially artifacts from the Myanmar school of art. Secondly, the main aim is to describe Myanmar’s Buddhist art development in strict relation to the relevant himeline. Furthermore, artifacts are grouped in accordance with the name of the kingdom, the dynasty or the city where their distinctive style was found. Great care also has been taken to try to avoid causing possible confusion the the reader by analyzing the distinctive styles of each period very thoroughly and supporting this with authentic and relavant illustrations. Emplhasis has been put on developments and the changing art styles of each period supported by sufficient historical evidence to be consistent with the statement The Buddha images of each period were influenced by the social and political environment of the time.

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Buddhist art is a reflection of history and can tell us, indirectly, of events that have occurred through the ages and art in human form, like Buddha images, is its language. A study of these can reveal the origins and development of the different art styles. As stated above, some changes are made here to previously accepted catagorizations of Myanmar art driven by the desire to link each artifact with the period during which it was made, better to highlight the distinct styles of each particular period and the artisans who developed them.

Myanmar art history can be devided into two periods, according to archeolocical evidence provided by Buddhist human-figured sculptures and supported by information available from other forms of art, these are:

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Our special collection of Buddha statues from Burma

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

2100 euro
Old teakwooden Burmese Buddha statue

Old teakwooden Burmese Buddha statue

275 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

2500 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

1950 euro
Antique marble Buddha statue

Antique marble Buddha statue

1950 euro
Antique Buddha statue from early Mandalay period

Antique Buddha statue from early Mandalay period

5500 euro
Antique Burmese Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Buddha statue

2650 euro
Antique Burmese Ava Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Ava Buddha statue

1950 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

1950 euro
Large antique wooden Buddha statue

Large antique wooden Buddha statue

3900 euro
Antique marble Ava Buddha statue

Antique marble Ava Buddha statue

2350 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha

2100 euro
Old bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Old bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

1200 euro
Antique marble Ava Buddha statue

Antique marble Ava Buddha statue

2450 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

550 euro
Antique bronze Mon Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mon Buddha statue

3500 euro
Very high quality antique Mandalay Buddha

Very high quality antique Mandalay Buddha

3750 euro
Very special bronze Arakan Buddha statue

Very special bronze Arakan Buddha statue

9500 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

1750 euro
18th century wooden Shan Buddha statue

18th century wooden Shan Buddha statue

950 euro
Antique wooden Shan Buddha statue

Antique wooden Shan Buddha statue

1200 euro
Antique marble Burma Buddha

Antique marble Burma Buddha

1100 euro
Antique bronze Shan Buddha

Antique bronze Shan Buddha

400 euro
Very early bronze Arakan Buddha statue

Very early bronze Arakan Buddha statue

3000 euro
Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

250 euro
Antique wooden Buddha statue

Antique wooden Buddha statue

650 euro
Antique Burmese offering vessel

Antique Burmese offering vessel

1250 euro
Antique bronze Shan Buddha statue

Antique bronze Shan Buddha statue

500 euro
Special bronze Ava Buddha statue

Special bronze Ava Buddha statue

Antique Buddha statue from Burma

Antique Buddha statue from Burma

250 euro
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