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    ivory earth goddess

    Cambodia
    7cm high 3 cm wide
    19th century

     
    In Cambodia, the Earth Goddess is known as Phra Mae Thorani, Mother of Earth. This served as an amulet. She holds a very prominent role in Buddhism as she assisted the Siddhartha Gautma in achieving enlightenment by vanquishing his enemies, led by Mara. She accomplished this by twisting her long hair creating torrents of water which washed away Mara and his army, thus freeing the Gautma to reach enlightenment and become the Buddha.
     
    If there is interest, I will provide other details/information available prior to purchase.

    Antiques.co.uk Ref: WKXKQ2JR

    Price: £429.01

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    mitch


    Hi I am Willian Mitchell Antiques.

    I have a variety of items from different corners of the globe. My work
    as an English teacher has taken me to Asia, Africa and the Middle
    East. It is this travel that set me on the road to antiques and
    collecting. Shops, outdoor markets, private homes, and individuals
    have been the source of my collection. I am especially attracted to
    illustrated textiles and manuscripts and have several on offer. I have
    even more of these from my recent travel to India. I continue to love
    the hunt and the interesting people I meet along the way.

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    mitch
    16918 UNION TURNPIKE
    FRESH MEADOWS
    11366
    UNITED STATES
    T: +1347 553 3357
    E: wmitch1952@gmail.com

    mitch

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