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Thailand 2013 World Stamp Exhibition (2nd Series) - Royal Craftsmanship Arts (2013)

scripture cabinet, decorated with gilded lacquer    makara sculpture made of plaster    khon mask of Hanuman

nahm ton water pot decorated with mother-of-pearl    Ayutthaya-style golden elephant statue

moulded sculpture of a Garuda    wood-carved statue of a door guardian on door panel of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet    statue of Maha Chomphoo made with mirrored-glass inlay

 

 Issue Name: Thailand 2013 World Stamp Exhibition (2nd series)
 Thai Issue Name: งานแสดงตราไปรษณียากรโลก ชุดที่ 2
 Issue Date: 2013/2556-03-22
 Cause: Commemorative stamps for the 2013 World Stamp Exhibition, held from 2-14 August 2013 at the Royal Paragon Hall of Siam Paragon in Bangkok, to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the launch of Thailand’s postal service and the issue of the country’s very first postage stamp
 Catalogue Number: 2013/8-15
 Denomination: 5 Baht (all designs)
 Unused Value: 7 Baht (all designs)
 Complete Set: 56 Baht (unused), 16 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 62 x 31 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 700,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Royal Craftsmanship Artifacts: 1. a scripture cabinet, decorated with gilded lacquer, which in Thai is called laai rod nahm; 2. makara sculpture made of plaster; 3. khon mask of Hanuman; 4. a water pot which in Thai is called nahm ton, decorated with mother-of-pearl; 5. Ayutthaya-style golden elephant statue; 6. moulded sculpture of a Garuda; 7. wood-carved statue of a door guardian on a door panel from one of the three chedis of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet in Ayutthaya, now on display at the Chao Sam Phraya National Museum; 8. statue of Maha Chomphoo made with mirrored-glass inlay, which is known in Thai as waen fah
 Related Links: scripture cabinet, gilded lacquer, laai rod nahm, makara, nahm ton, khon mask, Hanuman, mother-of-pearl, waen fah, Maha Chomphoo, Ayutthaya, Garuda, Door Panel Guardians, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet