Burmese spirit figure


The James H.W. Thompson Foundation

The James H.W. Thompson Foundation
Bangkok, Thailand

One of the four wooden figures of Burmese spirits, or Nat, which came from near Amarapura in Burma. These figures were given to Thompson when he went to Burma as an official guest in the 1950s.


  • Title: Burmese spirit figure
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1750/1850
  • Location Created: Myanmar
  • Provenance: Amarapura, Mandalay
  • Physical Dimensions: w23 x h145 x d15 cm (complete)
  • Culture: Amarapura
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Medium: Wood

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