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Amulet

Object Number:85-24-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Buddhist
Provenience: Thailand
Ayutthaya
Date Made: 1900-1985
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1985
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Khun Phaen
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1985

Description

Pink clay plaque. This amulet is said to come from Autthaya. Its name is Khun Phaen, a famous Thai soldier who had many wives. This amulet is used by men to attract women.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition

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