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Details about  Antique Chinese Buddha Statue 17th Century Carved Wood Temple Gautama Sculpture

Antique Chinese Buddha Statue 17th Century Carved Wood Temple Gautama Sculpture

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Color:

Multi-Color

Region of Origin:

China

Primary Material:

Wood

Original/Reproduction:

Original

Age:

Pre-1800

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A beautiful antique sculpture and fantastic display piece.

Figures of this size seldom appear on the art market.

Height: 36 inches Length 11.5" Width 9.5"

Condition: Well preserved. Remnants of original poly chrome pigments throughout.
 
Provenance:
 
Washington State History Professors Private collection.
 

The first Buddha statues were produced in about the 1st or 2nd century AD in Bactria (Afghanistan and northern Pakistan) perhaps as a result of Greek influence, and in Mathura. There is no standard way of representing the Buddha which may differ according to the artistic inspiration, the tastes or the iconographical canons of the different cultures in which they are produced. Some features however are common to most statues. The Buddha is depicted in one of several postures- standing, sitting in meditation mostly.Statues lying down are not of the Buddha sleeping, as is commonly supposed, but of him dying. The hands of the Buddha statues are shown in different gestures (mudra), each indicative of important things the Buddha did and which we should do also.

The hands nestled in the lap suggest meditation, held in front of the chest suggest teaching the Dhamma, one hand held up with the palm facing outwards suggests the giving of confidence or fearlessness. The ear lobes of the Buddha statues are nearly always shown elongated, this is indicative of renunciation in that while a layman, the Buddha wore large ear plugs which he stopped wearing when he became a monk, but which left his ear lobes stretched.

It is often said that Buddhists worship statues, in the sense that they believe that Buddha statues actually are the Buddha or that they have some inherent power. But such ideas are quite incorrect. Buddhists do not 'worship' Buddha statues any more than Christians worship the cross or Muslims the Kabba, which they face when they pray. Like the cross etc. the Buddha statue is seen as a symbol that can be seen as helpful in creating devotion, uplifting the mind and focusing attention.


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All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be Authentic as described. For added security we offer a full money-back guarantee if a recognized authority disputes the authenticity of any object sold. We send a professional paper evaluation incorporating a signed certificate of authenticity and photograph of the item. This item can be viewed at any time for inspection and is located five minutes outside Manhattan.


If you have any questions or need additional photos please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

   Comes from a pet and smoke free home. 

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