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Thai Thepphanom Kneeling Angel Buddha Figure

Large vintage cast bronze and gilt Thai Thepphanom kneeling angel buddha figure with hands in the wai position (praying or offering respect).  Thepphanom is a Thai term referring to an angel or deity who is a temple protector or guardian.  The Thepphanom came to earth when Buddha reached enlightenment. They became Buddha's protector, then guardian of religious temples and artifacts such as scrolls. This figure dates from the early to mid 20th century and is in excellent condition.

Measures: 33.5cm tall x 13cm wide x 13cm deep