MODEL OF THE SRI SUPHANNAHONGSE ROYAL BARGE
An exquisite model of Sri Suphannahongse Royal Barge of the First
Reign is a spectacular piece of silver crafted with gold niello.
The majestic golden head of the mythical swan is enameled and has
diamond eyes and fangs. Its mouth holds an ornate long and supple
golden tassel decorated with diamonds. Perforated gold designs are
embellished with strips of beetle wings with the tail being
enameled. The Busabok Throne is crafted of enameled gold and
embellished with diamonds and the tiered umbrellas are of
perforated gold decorated with diamonds. The perforated enameled
flag flies at full mast while carved and perforated wood panels
are glided with gold leaf.
Number of artisans: 108
Production time: 2 years 9 months