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Item:153744587395SIAM GALLERY Co. INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. JAPAN. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. Title: Antique Bronze Statue of a Female Devata 'Nang Kwak' Wealth Goddess. 19/20th Century. Description: An exquisite gilded bronze statue of a Female Goddess 'Nang Kwak', standing poise with a charming attitude, voluptuous figure well defined with harmonious proportion, unclothed above the waist wearing a long multi-layer Sarong worn low at the waist, secured by a decorative belt of elebrate strands of beaded jewels draped with hanging pendants. The intricately decorated garment is fashioned with an elaborate central panel draped to the garments hem. She is shown with both arms elevated holding an attribute in her left hand, an enormous bag of gold, which signifies a blessing of good fortune and wealth. The right hand is gracefully pointed downwards at her side, so as to subdue objects that are the cause of fear. xxxx Her facial expression relays a powerful blend of calm and spiritual enlightenment, with almond-shaped downcast eyes, a prominent nose, bow-shaped lips with an insipid smile, and earlobes draped in elaborate earring pendants. Her hair is pulled up in a beautifully decorated topknot, bound by an inter-connected diadem crown, rising to a jeweled ornament finial, with her long straight hair draped from the crown down to the small of her back. xxxx The statue remains in excellent condition with some exceptions - both feet are missing; an old rudimentary repair to the right arm; and a hairline crack to the left arm, which holds very strong; also two floral points at the top of her head, which appear normal as if they never existed. STAND NOT INCLUDED. Statue has been prepped for a stand by drilling a small hole in one leg, with an adjacent pilot hole to align the second leg (see photo). Origin:xxxxxxxxx Ayutthaya, north central Thailand. Period:xxxxxxxx 19/20th Century. Composition:xx Bronze cast, with gilded gold lacquer and oxidized patina. Dimensions:xxx Height: 9.0 inches (22.86cm). Observation:xxx Excellent Condition, with minor dings, & casting flaws. An old rudimentary repair to the right arm, and a hairline crack to the left arm, which holds very strong; also two floral points at the top of her head, which appear normal as if they never existed. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Remarks:xxxxxx Amazing detail and beautiful sculpture overall. Shipping: Item(s) shipped direct from Thailand worldwide, through Thailand Post Register Airmail (3-4 weeks) or Sea Freight (4-5 weeks) depending on size. All items shall include insurance, and will be handled with the utmost care and professionally packed. Purchaser is responsible for any applied Customs Duty Fees, Taxes, and related charges, which may be assessed by the buyer's government.Shipping Calculations: Cost of shipping is determined by the weight of the packaged item, plus the cost of the packing supplies, plus the registration & export license fees (applicable on all religious artifacts). Please keep in mind that Ebay and Paypal take a combined commission fee of almost 15 percent, automatically deducted from the shipping charges, which we have offset in the shipping total. We do not profit on shipping fees and do our best to arrive at the most accurate and fair price for all parties involved. NOTE: Being a religious artifact, a permit will need to be obtained from the Archaeological Department of Fine Arts, certifying this article is allowed to leave the country of Thailand. Expect a one week delay in shipping. Terms: Pay Pal is the accepted method of payment, and must be received within 24 hours of the auction end: includes a 14 day return policy, item must be returned in the exact same condition as sold. Return shipment must be paid by the purchaser. Guarantee: 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed - We are extremely confident that all items presented from our collection are genuine antiques. In the event the authenticity of an artifact is disputed, please contact us immediately. We will refund the respective purchase price, less a 10% (ten percent) re-stocking fee, provided that the item is returned in the original condition, and at the customers expense, together with copies of the respective receipt (s) and supporting evidence from a suitable qualified authority, certifying that the item we have sent you is not antique. Siam Gallery Co. reserves the right to contest a customers assessment in the event that proof is available to support the pieces authenticity. 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ANTIQUE BRONZE STATUE OF A FEMALE DEVATA, 'NANG KWAK', WEALTH GODDESS. 19/20th C