The beast weight is thought to represent the Bodhisattva, or one who seeks enlightenment out of compassion to release others from suffering, as well as the Chakravartin, a divine universal monarch.
Height: 1.6cm, 0.6 in
Base: 0.9cm, 0.3 in
Weight: 7.3 grams
Form: beast/ lion / chinthe / to
Period: 1752-1767, King Hsinbyushin
* Earth to Heaven: The Royal Animal-Shaped Weights of the Burmese Empire Paperback , 2002 by Joan & Donald Gear