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

Old wooden Buddha statue

Old wooden Buddha statue

100 euro
Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

2500 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

3750 euro
Antique Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique Mandalay Buddha statue

700 euro
Old wooden Buddha statue on base

Old wooden Buddha statue on base

450 euro
Antique bronze Burmese Buddha

Antique bronze Burmese Buddha

3750 euro
Antique bronze Ava Buddha statue

Antique bronze Ava Buddha statue

1550 euro
Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

250 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

2750 euro
Antique limestone Buddha

Antique limestone Buddha

325 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

2750 euro
Antique Burmese Shan Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Shan Buddha statue

3750 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

2250 euro
Large old wooden Buddha statue

Large old wooden Buddha statue

1250 euro
Antique marble Buddha statue

Antique marble Buddha statue

1750 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha statue

3500 euro
Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

750 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

1950 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

175 euro
Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha

1150 euro
Special antique Burmese Ava Buddha statue

Special antique Burmese Ava Buddha statue

5500 euro
Antique Burmese Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Buddha statue

550 euro
Antique marble Mandalay Buddha

Antique marble Mandalay Buddha

1600 euro
Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

Antique Burmese Shan Buddha

5450 euro
Antique Burmese Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Buddha statue

4300 euro
Antique wooden Burmese Buddha

Antique wooden Burmese Buddha

1250 euro
Antique bronze Shan Buddha

Antique bronze Shan Buddha

400 euro
Antique marble Buddha statue

Antique marble Buddha statue

1750 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

1950 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

950 euro
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