Jewelled Large Ornate Throned Buddha - Gilt Bronze, Turquoise and Coral - Sino Tibetan - 21st century

Description
Jewelled Large Ornate Throned Buddha - Gilt Bronze, Turquoise and Coral - Sino Tibetan - 21st century
40cms. Good condition, see description

This is a beautiful, jewelled, gilt bronze (fire gilding/hand-chased ormolu gilding technique) Sino Tibetan, Large Ornate Throned Buddha, with many semi precious gemstones settings. It is made in three parts that can be disassembled.

With a radiant smile he is seated cross legged on a lotus base decorated with a figures from a Buddhist story. He holds an Alms Bowl in his hands. With curled hair, he wears the Dragon Robes of an enlightened Buddha.

There are many auspicious Buddhist Symbols, Dieties and Mythical Animals, including dragons, guardian Foo Dogs at the front of the throne, and Garuda at the peak of the elaborate Manora.

The base of both the throne and buddha are sealed with a copper consecreation plates, with a vajra bolt symbol stamp on each.

I've carefully reset the empty jewellery settings with 32 quality precious and semi precious gemstones as would have been originally used ( I was a successful and acclaimed Jewellery Designer in Soho, London in the 1990s).

GEMS:
Red Coral x 1
Turquoise x 31 ( untreated natural Persian Turquoise)

NO PASTE OR GLASS.

Although typical of pieces from the mid Ching Dynasty (1600-1800s), I'm listing from the late 20th/ early 21st century.

A delightful Collectors piece, powerful Buddhist Altar statue, gift, or powerful interior design statement.

Stored under Buddhist conditions in my meditation room, in my Buddhist Retreat studio.

Please see the photos for its appearance under different lighting conditions.

CONDITION: Good. With wear, oxidization, patina, dust, blemishes, small scratches, loss, wear, and fading of gilt, small casting faults and casting irregularities, consistent with type and age of manufacture.

AGE: Late 20th century or early 21st century.

DIMENSIONS: 

Length:225mm / 9 inch approximately

Width:120mm / 4.75inch approximately

Height:400mm / 15.75inch approximately

Weight:3350g / 7.5lbs approximately

Carefully packaged and shipped tracked and signed insured. This is a large and heavy statue and requires extra packaging and postage.

Lot details
Object
Statue
Material
Gilt bronze
Period
21st century
Region/ Country of origin
Sino Tibetan
Title of artwork
Jewelled Large Ornate Throned Buddha - Gilt Bronze, Turquoise and Coral
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
120×400×225 mm
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