Copper (?) seated figure. This amulet, in the shape of a seated Buddhist figure with bulging eyes, is called Phra Ngang, the Thai name of a Chinese monk. The amulet offers general protection. It rattles when shaken and thus belongs to the category of Phra Kring amulets.
Purchased through Heather Peters in Thailand
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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