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 wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

300 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

1,850 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

400 euro
Large antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Large antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

3,500 euro
Special antique bronze Burmese Buddha statue

Special antique bronze Burmese Buddha statue

5,250 euro
Special large antique Mandalay Buddha statue

Special large antique Mandalay Buddha statue

11,500 euro
Old Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

Old Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

1,850 euro
Antique bronze Burmese Buddha statue

Antique bronze Burmese Buddha statue

2,750 euro
Special antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Special antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

6,000 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

300 euro
Very special antique bronze Shan Buddha statue

Very special antique bronze Shan Buddha statue

17,500 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha

1,000 euro
Special antique alabaster Buddha statue

Special antique alabaster Buddha statue

6,000 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

300 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

1,100 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

2,450 euro
Special antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Special antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

6,750 euro
Antique bronze Burmese Buddha statue

Antique bronze Burmese Buddha statue

1,250 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

975 euro
Special antique bronze Ava Buddha statue

Special antique bronze Ava Buddha statue

8,500 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

500 euro
Very special large antique Burmese Buddha statue

Very special large antique Burmese Buddha statue

18,000 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Mandalay Buddha

5,250 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

1,100 euro
Antique bronze Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique bronze Burmese Shan Buddha

1,500 euro
Special antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Special antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

6,750 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Shan Buddha

300 euro
Special antique Burmese Shan Buddha statue

Special antique Burmese Shan Buddha statue

9,000 euro
Special antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Special antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

6,750 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

600 euro
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