RARE 18 CE' BRONZE OF KING NARAI THONG OF AYUTTHAYA KI

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 25,2009
  • Channel: Online Auction
OFFERED FOR SALE THIS RARE BRONZE FIGURINE OF KING NARAI THONG OF AYUTTHAYA KINGDOM,SIAM. KING NARAI 1657-1688 WAS SON OF KING PRASAT THONG (1629-1656) WHO WAS THE FIRST KING OF PRASAT THONG DYNASTY,THE 4TH DYNASTY OF AYUTTAHAYA KINGDOM (1351-1767). NARAI REIGN SAW A MAJOR EXPANSION OF DIPLOMATIC MISSION TO AND FROM WESTERN POWERS MOST NOTABLY FRANCE. HE HAD STRONG LINKS WITH KING LOUIS XIV. ALSO WITH ENGLAND AND THE VATICAN. ANOTHER NOTABLY FEATURE WAS THE UNPRECEDDENTED INFLUENCE OF FORIGINERS AT THE SIAM COURT. HIS REIGN'S DIPLOMATIC ACHIEVEMENTS CONTRIBUTED TO HIM BEING POSTHUMOUSLY STYLED "THE GREAT" ONE OF SEVEN RECOGNIZED AS SUCH IN THE HISTORY OF THAILAND. THIS AMAIZING BRONZE FIGURINE SHOW'S HIM WITH HIS CROWN ON HIS HEAD AND FLOWERS IN HIS HANDS (YOUNG LOTUS). ALL FIGURINE WAS PLATED WITH GOLD COLOUR. IT IS 45 CM (18") HIGH , 25 CM (10") WIDE AND 14 CM (5.6") DEEPBASE IS 18.5 CM (7.4") LONG ,11.5 CM (4.6") WIDE AND 2.5 CM (1") HIGH. BOTTOM IS FILLED-WEIGHTENED WITH MATERIAL THAT LOOKS LIKE CERAMIC.CONDITION- EXCELLENT . VERY VERY RARE TO FIND SUCH BEAUTIFUL STATUES OF THIS KING NARAI IN THIS SIZE. T IS A HUGE STATUE IN ONE OF THE CITIES OF THE KINGDOM. INSURED SHIPMENT AND HANDLING IS $500.00. I ACCEPT PAYMENT BY BANK WIRE TRANSFER.. IF YOU WISH TO PAY IN A DIFFERENT METHOD,PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE BIDDING.

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