Rare antique ox cart guardian carving from Burma carved from teak wood and painted red mounted on a stand. This prow is in two pieces joined together. The "tail" features a crocodile and scaled body. The "head" is a naga serpent with a swan on his head and a mother monkey with baby monkey on her back holding the cheeks of the serpent and putting her mouth on its chin. The mother monkey is getting a boost from another monkey sitting on a flower.