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: 6.5cm, 2.6 in
Base: 4cm, 1.6 in
Base plan: Octagonal
Base lines: 3 horizontal
Period: 1752-1767, King Hsinbyushin
* Earth to Heaven: The Royal Animal-Shaped Weights of the Burmese Empire Paperback , 2002 by Joan & Donald Gear