Global Art & Artifacts

rattanakosin

Majestic Large and Old War Elephant Sculpture. Wat Photharam Temple. Hand Carved. Teak. Thailand.

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    Located in the Rattanakosin Kingdom (the traditional center of power), Wat Photharam (currently called Wat Pho) consists of a Buddhist temple complex. The complex is associated with King Rama I, who in 1782 rebuilt and expanded on an existing temple. Today the temple complex houses… Continue reading

Antique & Rare 19th Century Bronze Gold Gilt Rattanakosin Royal Ganesh / Ganapati Buddha on Throne, Thailand

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The Remover of Obstacles . . a rare and old Rattanakosin Bronze Ganesh typical of the style with finely jeweled trappings and throne. Extremely well cast and detailed. This bronze is in Very Fine condition. Gold gilt with a probable light lacquer coating to protect the… Continue reading

Rare 19th Century Bronze Gilt Rattanakosin Buddha, Thailand

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Detail: Extraordinary Rattanakosin Bronze Buddha. Typical of the Rattanakosin style with finely jeweled robes and throne, tiered crown and flaired ear ornaments. Extremely well cast and detailed. Figure is in Very Fine condition with the exception of the very tip of the ushnisha. Gilt and… Continue reading
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