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  embossed silver

 

Thailand

Thai embossed silverwork is often made from sheets of silver and frequently represent characters or themes from the Ramakien.

 

Here, Rama is seen in his rajarot pulled by horses (fig.), going against his adversary Totsakan, whose chariot is pulled by singha lions (fig.). Both images are from the same panel.

See also POSTAGE STAMP.

 

  embossed silver