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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

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