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Thai Mythological Guardian Lion Sculpture

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Thai mythological guardian lion sculpture 19th or 20th century. The well carved winged figure sitting upright with aged black and red paint, traces of gilding. Small part of base missing otherwise in wonderful antique condition. The lion, representing royalty, strength, and courage, was the personal symbol of kings, who were believed to be gods as well. As a guardian of sacred precincts, the lion defended against evil through both divine and royal protection.

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  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Beautiful aged patina to wood, paint and gilding give the sculpture a mellow color. Overall, a wonderful piece in very good antique condition, ready to add to your collection.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 15.5 in. x W 5.58 in. x D 7 in.H 39.37 cm x W 14.18 cm x D 17.78 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
    HML-10243
  • Reference Number
    LU855611417371
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