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Thai Sculptures - Buddha images (1984)

 

    

   

 

 Issue Name: Thai Sculptures (Buddha images)
 Thai Issue Name: ปฏิมากรรมไทย (พระพุทธรูป)
 Issue Date: 1984/2527-07-12
 Cause: To publicizing Thai sculptures and valuable antiques, as well as to promote Buddhism
 Catalogue Number: 1984/15-18
 Denomination: 1.25 Baht, 7.00 Baht, 8.50 Baht, 9.50 Baht
 Unused Value: 35 Baht, 45 Baht, 35 Baht, 25 Baht
 Complete Set:  140 Baht (unused), 65 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces for the first design and 1,000,000 pieces each for designs 2-4
 Printer: Harrison & Sons (High Wycombe) Ltd., England
 Subject: Buddha images in different Thai styles, yet all in the bhumisparsa pose, which is also known as maravijaya: 1. Chiang Saen-style; 2. Sukhothai-style; 3. U-Thong-style; and 4. Ayutthaya-style.
 Related Link: Buddha image, Buddhism, bhumisparsa, maravijaya, Chiang Saen, Sukhothai, U-Thong, Ayutthaya