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Thai Gold Decorative 'Stupa' Box - OF.155
Origin: Thailand
Circa: 20 th Century AD
Dimensions: 2.4" (6.1cm) high x 1.9" (4.8cm) wide
Collection: Asian Art
Medium: Gold

£6,500.00
Location: Great Britain
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After the destruction of Ayutthaya in 1767 by the Burmese, King Tak Sin the Great drove out the invaders and reunified the country, establishing a new capital at Thonburi, a strategic river port town at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. After Tak Sin was deposed, Thong Duang was chosen as king, known as Rama I, establishing the Chakri Dynasty which continues to reign over Thailand to this day. He moved the capital across the banks of the Chao Phraya River to its present location of Bangkok. The art of this period is known as the Rattanakosin style, although it is also referred to as the Bangkok style. Naturally, Rattanakosin art carried on many of the traditions of the Ayutthayan style, thereby establishing a link with the past. - (OF.155)

 

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