CARVED WOOD PANEL OF THE STORY OF "SANG THONG"

This magnificent 5.2 metre high carved teak wood panel. It depicts scenes from the poetic narrative Sang Thong, the literary creation of King Rama II, starting with Nang Chan, Phra Sang’s mother, carving a squash, Rojana drops the garland, the polo match, the unmasking of Phra Sang and the travelling along the city. The stunning carved fretwork wood panel has immense depth and dimension, and amazingly links scenes on the other side of the panel. The human images within the panels are lifelike, while the frame show intertwined naga serpents. Lifelike sculptures of Ngor and Rojana adorn either side of the panel.

Size : Width 36 cm Length 6 m Height 5.20
Number of Artisans : 79 people
Production Time : 2 years 7 months
Occasion : His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great’s 7th cycle birthday anniversary on 5 December 2011, Her Majesty Queen Sirikit The Queen Mother’s 80th birthday anniversary on 12th August