Extremely rare 19th century antique repoussé work from Burma. The scene depicts Lord Shri Rama and his brothers Lakshmana (Lakshman) and Bharata (Bharat) battling Ravana (Ravan / Rawana / Rawan) to reconquer the divine goddess Sita (Seeta / Seetha) Devi. Height 42 x 44cm Width (16.5 x 17.3 inches) Three of the figures in this panel wear court costumes that have tiered aprons with upswept wings - a unique Burmese feature not seen in Thai images. This is a high quality 19thC antique of superior craftsmanship with amazingly high relief. This is a listing for antique 19th Century rare Indian Burmese Solid Silver hanging plaque / panel, massive size and extremely heavy gauge, crisp decoration, embossed in very high relief. The hinged brackets to the top are modelled like horses. The silver is thick and the workmanship exceptional, the style is typically Burmese, as often the case the silver is not hallmarked. This is a historical piece of hand made craft. As a handicraft, this will find pride of place in any interior and bring a sense of history to any office, reception, resort, hotel, living room, drawing room, dining room, bed room, foyer, display cabinet, coffee table, and display shelf. As an interior accessory or accent it will bring a feel of antique antiquity. It reminds one of Burma, rubies, that is, the ruby gemstone. An instant connection with Japanese pagodas, the great wall of China and Myanmar. This will be of great interest to collectors who wish to add to their priceless collections, connoisseurs, art gallery owners, museum curators, libraries, researchers, research students, teachers and professors of fine arts, and art historians in general. And for those with an interest in spirituality, religion, Buddhism, Hinduism, beliefs, rituals, ceremonies and ceremonial artisanal objects. Possibly made by P. Orr & Sons (Madras and Rangoon). In the 19th-20th century this firm had employed/commissioned Burmese silversmiths to produce high quality silverware (statuettes, jewellery, decorative items...) for the wealthy locals, and British expats in Burma. What mastery of skill, motivation and devotion must have driven those artisans to create this beauty. Knowing its provenance creates massive respect for the people of southeast asian region of that era and through that for this piece of art. At the moment, this item can be shipped only within India.
Item will be shipped from India
We maintain the highest security standards and 100% SSL certified portal makes all data encrypted and safe. This ensures all payment transactions and other customers data safer than ever.
We offer secured payment options through all international debit and credits cards and Internet banking using world renowned, safe payment gateways like Paypal and CCAvenue.
To ensure your packed artwork is delivered to customers with utmost care we have partnered with reliable and internationally renowned logistics service providers like Fedex, DHL etc.
We offer absolutely hassle-free returns, refunds and exchanges.
With our innovative shipping board you can track every items from placing order, order approval, pick up, transit till it gets safely to your door step. Notifications at each stage gives you complete visibility and assurance over your shopping.
We are committed for enhancing customer experience so rest assured and enjoy your shopping with peace of mind.
Fill up the form below and get a response in 24 hours
Member Since: 2 years