Thai Buddhist Monk feeding a tiger from his own bowl in Tiger Temple, or Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua, which is a Theravada Buddhist temple in western Thailand that was founded in 1994 as a forest temple and sanctuary for wild animals, among them several tigers, mostly Indo-chinese Tigers.
Antique Chinese hand carved ivory 20 arm Guan Yin figure. Finely carved ivory figure depicts quan yin in layered robe with an item in each hand. Two hands are holding up a seated Buddha figure on lotus blossom base. She is in a seated position over stylized lotus blossom base. Holds Calligrahpy Qian Long mark to bottom. High attention to detail throughout. 18th/19th century. Has fitted wooden base. Measures 20" height x 10 1/2" width + 1 5/8" base height