TRIPLE-SPIRED BUSABOK THRONE
Busabok is a small, ceremonial, open-sided pavilion for the king
or sacred objects such as Buddha images or Tipitaka scriptures.
The Triple-spired Busabok Throne, another masterpiece created by the artisans of Sirikit Institute, was inspired by the beautiful abode of Brahma featured on pediment of the Buddhai Sawan Throne Hall. It is a joint effort by artisans from many different disciplines, starting the gold carvers who created the triple-spired gold throne pavilion – a large centre spire flanked by two lesser spires. The floor plan of the busabok shows the elaborate 12 cornered design. The tips of the spires are of gold and enamel in traditional design. The base of the busabok is made of carved wood. The outer surface of the pillars are made of gold niello, while the inner surfaces of made of gold khram damascene.
Within the busabok throne are the emblems of the auspicious occasion of His Majesty the King’s 7th cycle birthday anniversary, the 80th birthday anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen’s 80th birthday and the 5th cycle birthday anniversary of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn.
Size: Width 79 cm Length 1.43 m Height 2.91 m
Number of artisans: 197
Production time: 1 year 7 months