Tile with two green glazed relief figures with human bodies and mouse-like heads. [DCF Court Team 25/2/2003]
Place details: SE ASIA. Myanmar (Burma). Shwegugyi Pagoda Bago (Pegu). Cultural Group: ?Buddhist Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Pottery / Pigment / ?. Processes: Glazed / ?. Weight: 14800 g (14.8 kg) Dimensions: Max L = 440 mm Max W = 310 mm Max H = 105 mm When Collected: By 1892 Acquired: Donated September 1892
KEYWORD: Building Part / Figure / CLASS: Religion / Dwelling / Figure / Pottery / ?.
Publications history, trails & websites: Reproduced in colour on page 241 of the exhibition catalogue 'Myanmar the Golden Land' with the catalogue number 155 with the entry 'Demons attack. The tile comes from the wall of the main temple of the Shwegugyi complex. Tile, glazed. H: 41, 5 cm. Bago 1479. Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford. Inv.-Nr. 1892.41.481. Photo: Malcolm Osman'. Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name held at Linden Museum, Stuttgart, Germany, 18th October 2014 - 17th May 2015. [FB 14/11/2014]
Notes on Antiquities in Ramamadesa" by Sir Richard Camac Temple (in Indian Antiquary, 1893 Dec. Vol XII). [FB 18/06/2014]