Buddha holding a pagode - Giant size - Patinated bronze - Sino Tibet - Second half 20th century

Description
Buddha holding a pagode - Giant size - Patinated bronze - Sino Tibet - Second half 20th century
Good condition, see description - 33×24×18 cm

This beautifully designed buddha depicts a medicine Buddha which is holding a pagode in his left hand. The right hand is held facing downward with fingers extended toward the ground, palm facing outward toward the viewer.

It is believed by the Tibetans that the Buddha was responsible for delivering the knowledge of medicine to the people of the world, and in fact the right hand facing outward signifies "granting a boon" (meaning, giving a blessing) to mankind. This is a common hand gesture amongst both Buddhist and Hindu statues.

The Medicine Buddha is venerated by those seeking health and is more commonly found in the Buddhist temples and communities of Nepal and Tibet.

The Buddha is in an overall good condition.

Dimensions:33 x 18 x 24 cm
Weight: 5.1 kg

The item is ready for international shipment with UPS and is also available for self-collection in Berlin, Germany.

Lot details
Object
Buddha holding a pagode - Giant size
Material
Patinated bronze
Period
Second half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Sino Tibet
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
33×24×18 cm
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