Gau - Copper Gilt - Maitreya Buddha of the Future - with sacred Block print - Tibet/Nepal - late 20th century

Description
Gau - Copper Gilt - Maitreya Buddha of the Future - with sacred Block print - Tibet/Nepal - late 20th century
Good condition, see description

This Gau is dedicated to death, reincarnation and hope for the future. A time will come when faith will be lost, but then Maitreya will rise up as the Buddha of the future and spread faith again. . Maitreya the Messiah of the future can often be recognized by the bag with the elixir of life in his hand, by a lotus and by the "European Sitting". The Gau (dented) contains remains of sacred seeds. No Tsa-Tsa, but a cotton block print (58x45cm). The images are Mahakala, Kalachakra symbol, sacred Stupa and a Mantra.

370 g.

Lot details
Object
Gau
Material
Red copper plated
Period
Late 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Tibet / Nepal
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
13.6×8.8×4.1 cm
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