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Thai Heritage Conservation - Door and Window Panel Guardians (2008)

 

portal guardians on the inner door panels at the rear of the Phra Thihnang Phutthaisawan    guardians and a demon on the window panels of the Ubosot of Wat Suthat

door guardians carved on the wooden door panels from one of the three chedis of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet in Ayutthaya    carved and gilded Chinese-style portal guardians on the wooden door panels of the Southern Porch at Wat Phra Kaew

 

 Issue Name: Thai Heritage Conservation 2008
 Thai Issue Name: อนุรักษ์มรดกไทย ปี 2551
 Issue Date: 2008/2551-04-02
 Cause: Annual commemorative stamps for the Thai Heritage Conservation Day in honour of H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
 Catalogue Number: 2008/24-27
 Denomination: 3 Baht (4 designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht (4 designs)
 Complete Set: 16 Baht (unused), 8 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 700,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: 1. portal guardians painted on the inner door panels at the rear of the Phra Thihnang Phutthaisawan in the National Museum in Bangkok; 2. guardians and a demon painted on the window panels of the Phra Ubosot of Wat Suthat Thepwarahrahm in Bangkok; 3. door guardians carved on the wooden door panels from one of the three chedis of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet in Ayutthaya, now on display at the Chao Sam Phraya National Museum; 4. carved and gilded Chinese-style portal guardians on the wooden door panels of the Southern Porch at Wat Phra Sri Rattana Sahtsadahrahm, i.e. Wat Phra Kaew, in Bangkok
 Related Link: Wat Suthat Thepwarahrahm, chedi, Wat Phra Sri Rattana Sahtsadahrahm, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, National Museum, Phra Tihnang, Bangkok, Ayutthaya, ubosot, Wat Phra Kaew, Royal Craftsmanship Arts