All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #481747 (stock #S1374)
This particular vintage hand carved marble Buddha statue features one of the most unusual mudra - "the loving kindess" gesture, for the loving Buddha. Buddha himself was said to have taught thousands of different meditation techniques in order to meet the diverse needs, experiences and levels of consciousness of the people who sought him out. The core philosophy of Buddhism is the simple truth of kindness. We need to be kind to ourselves, to all other beings and to the earth...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #430007 (stock #S1372)
This beautiful marble stone hand carved Buddha's hand is in the gesture of teaching, a typical mudra held by Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of wisdom, this elegant marble stone Buddha's hand has intricate buddhist details carved onto the wrist of the hand. Makes a wonderful garden or home decor. 4" d x 5" w x 10" l.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #426095 (stock #S1370)
This beautifully carved Guan Yin head shot on a thick marble stone shows the artisan's talent of making a well known image of the Goddess of compassion and mercy into something uniquely memorable. The face of the Guan Yin is kind and serene, and the elaborate head piece she wears shows people's vivid imagination of this popular Goddess in China. 10” x 12” x 1”
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #426037 (stock #S1369)
Lovely marble stone with hand carved guardian animal riding on top. The guardian animal is in the style of a dragon. 9” diameter and 5” height. This unique garden accent piece was hand carved once upon a time for a wealthy patron of an art’s Shanxi Beidai River summer retreat home, was once sitting near a koi pond. Can be used indoor as a scholar’s object or a garden accent piece. Shipping is $30 in continental U.S.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1950 item #417358 (stock #S1367)
Meditating stone statue in simple and elegant lotus pose. Hands are in the meditating pose. This stone carving is in Chinese limestone and was found in HeNan region. 7" x 10" x 16". 60 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1960 item #350122 (stock #S1344)
Hand Painted medicine Buddha in stone composite. Beautifully painted face and rope, it's in red and gold tones. Medicine Buddha is Buddha Gautama, who often called himself the healer of suffering inthe world, and Dharma was the medicine. Japanese people favored Medicine Buddha over other types of Buddha and often built shrine to worship this healer. Excellent piece for garden or home. Perfect for outdoor setting or indoor decor. Size: 10" x 5" x 18". approx. 60 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349344 (stock #S1337)
This sitting Guan Yin, an Avalokitesvara in Lalita Asana is carefully carved with intricate details. The Lalita Asana is a pose of ease-one leg pendant and is resting on a lotus pedal. The other leg is in the usual position of Buddha. It is said that Taras, the consort of Dhyani Buddha are found in this position. Guan Yin, an Avaloktesvara, is said to be the Chinese version of Tara, is seen in this position in this stone sculpture. The backdrop is a carving of a pine tree, symbol of longevity...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349045 (stock #S1332)
This sitting meditating Sakyamuni Buddha is holding the fearless mudra, known as Abhaya Mudra (Gesture of protection). The stone plate serves as a backdrop, featuring eternal flames and a mystical creature’s face that resembled a Garuda. The Buddha is in meditating lotus position. The base he’s sitting on is supported by mystical creatures, a common offering position. Marble stone carving...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349044 (stock #S1331)
This sitting meditating Sakyamuni Buddha is holding the fearless mudra, known as Abhaya Mudra (Gesture of protection). The stone plate serves as a backdrop, featuring carved flames and a dragon head. The use of flames as ritual objects is seen as weapon of war and as an important component of offerings. It is often carried by Shiva. Dragon is the symbol of power and strength and is thought to offer protection...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #297133 (stock #S1225)
This playful stone statues of lion is perfect for garden settings or front door entrance. Lions are considered guardian animals and often are auspicious looking. This whimsicallion brings the lighter side of the lion image to live. Size: 8" by 7" by 15". Weight: 40 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1950 item #296924 (stock #S1214)
Meditating Buddha stone statue on lotus throne with unusual facial patina that sets it apart from contemporary making of stone statues. A nice find from a northern city flea market. Size: 9.5" by 5" by 17". Weight: 34 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1950 item #296309 (stock #S1201)
Luohan, a deity that most commonly known to Chinese, though its origin is nonetheless Indian Buddhism. Luo Han is derived from an ancient Buddhist Sanskrit term, “Arahantâ€
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1950 item #296306 (stock #S1200)
Luohan, a deity that most commonly known to Chinese, though its origin is nonetheless Indian Buddhism. Luo Han is derived from an ancient Buddhist Sanskrit term, “Arahantâ€
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #295216 (stock #S1193)
This unusual marble stone statue is part of a pair of vintage garden statues. Tang lady is a popular form of garden statue art found in China. Tang dynasty images of a beautiful woman tend to be plump and wearing gracious ropes and pointy shoes. Their look, though tracing back to 900 AD is considered in the contemporary world as closer to the Japanese than Chinese, that, some say has to do with the influence China had with its neighboring country...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #295215 (stock #S1192)
This unusual marble stone statue is part of a pair of vintage garden statues. Tang lady is a popular form of garden statue art found in China. Tang dynasty images of a beautiful woman tend to be plump and wearing gracious ropes and pointy shoes. Their look, though tracing back to 900 AD is considered in the contemporary world as closer to the Japanese than Chinese, that, some say has to do with the influence China had with its neighboring country...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #294915 (stock #S1180)
This vintage standing stone statue weights 200 lbs and measures 9" by 8.5" by 36". Black limestone was used frequently in Chinese stone sculptures, they are sturdy and often used for outdoor garden landscapes. The Buddha is in Varada mudra, the fulfillment of all wishes; the gesture of Charity. He is holding a begging bowl, in the shape of lotus blossom, this is a sign of the Head of an order.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Decorations : Pre 1950 item #148324 (stock #R2001)
Chinese architectural elements at its best. These six in a set roof tiles once served as guardian animals of a mandarin household. Though the age of the roof tiles may vary, it usually dates back to 1800 to early to mid 1900s. They come in a set of six, consists of a rooster, a dragon, a fish, a man riding on a rooster, a horse, and a Kirin. The man riding on a rooster is the end piece. These roof tiles do well indoors and outdoors...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Fixtures : Pre 1970 item #1247687 (stock #AR/052)
An oversize armillary sphere of iron with a faux lead finish, resting on a hand-carved marble pedestal ca 1970. 84" high by 30" wide overall. Enhanced by some wear from the weather. In very good condition.