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#4139 Large 19th Century Thai Wood Naga Roof Finial Sculpture on Iron Stand 31.5" H

#4139 Large 19th Century Thai Wood Naga Roof Finial Sculpture on Iron Stand 31.5" H

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Superb and Rare large 19th century Thai Naga (Dragon) Head wood carving .
Southeast Asia, Naga is known as the king snake, the ruler of the underworld waterways (the Chinese equivalent is Dragon). In many Northern Thai temple stairway, naga was frequently used to decorate the roof finials, handrails of important buildings as an auspicious ornament. To make the naga, a large, heavy piece of teak wood was carved in its curving shape, Visible wear and natural distress from age 31.5" H by 12" w by 1" D
stand 4" D by 12" W

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