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  Thai eggshell art

 

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Thai eggshell art object, with a portrait of King Rama IX (fig.), i.e. Bhumipon Adunyadet, decorated with a spire, reminiscent of the displays of miniature stupas used to keep relics (fig.). Below are similar eggs with the portraits of Buddhist deities and venerated monks.

 

Seen on the first row, on the left and right is Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand (fig.), with in between, eggs with portraits of Luang Poo Thuad (fig.) and Man Phoorithattoh (fig.).

 

  Thai eggshell art

 

  Thai eggshell art

 

Eggshell art objects decorated with the Thai tricolour, one with a puang malai flower garland, the other with the white three-headed elephant Erawan (fig.).