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Gilt Copper Buddha figure contemporary

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 2000   item# 1178515 (stock# nnbbf)

Gilt Copper Buddha figure contemporary
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$245 

This statue was purchased from a very well respected workshop in Patan, Nepal, where statue making has been done for centuries.

The contrasting brown and gold is achieved by gilding only portions of the statue and leaving other parts ungilded copper. The face is painted with “cold gold” and the lips, eyes, and hair are painted with pigments, as is traditional with Buddhist statues. ...click for details


Green Tara Thangka Multiple Images Contemporary

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Pre 2000   item# 551959 (stock# 20536a)

Green Tara Thangka Multiple Images Contemporary
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$285 

There are twenty-one separate forms of Tara, but by far the most common are White Tara and Green Tara. The symbol of Green Tara is the blue water lily. She can be recognized in paintings by her green coloration, by her posture, and by the lack of the seven eyes accorded to White Tara. Both are considered the embodiment of good women and as compassionate protectors. All forms of Tara are considered to be Bodhisattvas. ...click for details


Manjushree Thangka Gold Contemporary

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Contemporary   item# 551602 (stock# 20537c)

Manjushree Thangka Gold Contemporary
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$350 

108 small identical images of Manjushree surround the larger central image of Manjushree seated on a lotus throne. Manjushri is considered to be the oldest of the Bodhisattvas. He is particularly revered in Nepal, where he is regarded as the creator of the Kathmandu Valley. Legend has it that the Valley was covered with water until he cut away a portion of a hill with his sword and let the water drain from the lake, thus creating the valley. His sword is now considered to be the ...click for details


Vajrasattva with Consort Contemporary Gold Thangka

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Contemporary   item# 551284 (stock# 20536s)

Vajrasattva with Consort Contemporary Gold Thangka
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$285 

Vajrasattva is one of the six Dhyani Buddhas. Here he is represented in yab-yum wit his consort. He is univerally depicted holding a bell in his left hand and a vajra in the right. The vajra is pressed toward his chest while the bell rests on his left leg. The vajra and bell are symbolic of compassion and wisdom as well as male and female.

This thangka is unmounted and suitable for framing. Including the bord ...click for details


Contemporary Thangka in Gold: Manjushri

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Chinese: Contemporary   item# 550653 (stock# 20536k)

Contemporary Thangka in Gold:  Manjushri
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$285 

Manjushri is considered to be the oldest of the Bodhisattvas. He is particularly revered in Nepal, where he is regarded as the creator of the Kathmandu Valley. Legend has it that the Valley was covered with water until he cut away a portion of a hill with his sword and let the water drain from the lake, thus creating the valley. His sword is now considered to be the implement for cutting through ignorance, and thus he is the Bodhisattva of wisdom and science. ...click for details

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