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Wood Carved Thai Mythical Angel | c. 1980

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Wood Carved Thai Mythical Angel | c. 1980

These beautifully carved angel sculptures are from Thailand and was made from reclaimed teak wood c. 1980.

Thai Buddhists, like members of many other faiths and cultures, believe that benign heavenly beings (angels) inhabit the heavens and intercede in the affairs of men on earth. According to the Thai, There are several principal types of angels, including greeting angels, angels of blessing angels and angels of judgment. Carved wooden angels are commonly found in temples, decorating entrances and flanking collections of Buddha sculptures on raised altars. This one has been mounted on a metal base for display.
Origin | Thailand
Year Made | 20th Century
Material | Teak Wood
Dimensions | 11" W x 5" D x 24.5" H
ID | 18T02208
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