Very large Laughing Buddha - Wood - Bali, Indonesia

Very large Laughing Buddha - Wood - Bali, Indonesia
Early 21st century

This laughing wooden Buddha is of top quality and comes from Ubud in Bali.

The Buddha is made of Suar wood.
Suar wood is one of the best local wood species in Bali and is characterised by its lovely colour variations - Because the figurines are hand carved, each one is unique
The Laughing Buddha or Lucky Buddha is the nickname of the Chinese Zen master Poe-Thai Ho-Shang, who lived sometime between the 6th and 10th century and found Buddha within himself. Carefree and perfectly happy, he wandered through China, often surrounded by children. After his death, he was revered as a folk hero and god of good fortune.
He is often portrayed as a bald man with a thick bare belly, always a cheerful smile, his long earlobes indicate a noble descent.

Height: 62 cm, and the base is 34 cm wide. Weight: 9.0 kg!

Shipment within the Netherlands is only 4.95 euros. The package will be shipped by insured mail via DPD.

Lot details
Very large Laughing Buddha
Region/ country
Bali, Indonesia
Early 21st century
Sold with stand
62×34×30 cm
9 kg
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