Buddha in hammered copper alloy and hot gilded with mercury and gold. Mark and period of Kien long. China Qing 18 °. This type of Buddha is quite common, It is said that Emperor Kien Long ordered several thousand for his mother's birthday. There are several quality more or less well executed and golden. This one is of good quality, it is very heavy. Complete with its glory that is often lost.The plinth is cut from an extra thick plate of copper or copper alloy. Traces orange red pigment inside the crown and under the base. Traces blue pigment on the hair.
No restoration, good condition, very worn gilding on the legs and in places (clearly visible in the photos).An attribut,vase or bottle, missing (on the hand look the hole) .
Weight: 1210 g