Antique wooden carving, that once served as decoration to the front of an Burmese ox cart, depicting a being called a ‘kinnaya’ from Buddhist and Hindu mythology. Kinnaya are half-bird and half-human celestial musicians. Buddhists believe that Buddha was incarnate as a kinnaya four times in his existence. 19th century- Has stand.
Size: 9.25″ height, 16″ length