Anjali Mudra
Product Id
BEJ-1648A
Description
This bronze sculpture and cloisonne enamels represents Buddha both joint hands and managed upward, palms and fingers contacting "Anjali Mudra" of the salute and the worship. The traditional dress, the kasaya is realized in compartmentalized enamels.
Dimensions
H41 x D21 x W28 cm
Material
Bronze
Origin
China Beijing
Age
circa 1850
Price
1860.00 €
 
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Culture
Buddhism At least 300 million people around the world are practicing Buddhists and it is estimated that perhaps another 300 million people practice a Chinese folk or traditional religion which is a mix of various religious beliefs including Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. Buddhism is considered by some to be the fourth-largest religion in the world, behind Christianity, Islam and Hinduism, but in some countries, including China, Vietnam and North Korea, it is difficult to know how many people consider themselves to be Buddhists. Buddhist beliefs have also influenced Western Read more
Traditional Arts & Crafts
An introduction to cloisonné Cloisonné is a famous traditional enamelware with a history of over 500 years.  It is known as the ‘Blue of Jingtai’ in China because blue was the first colour used for enamelling and Jingtai was the title of the 7th Ming Emperor during whose reign cloisonné became widely popular. A wide variety of luxury goods can be made from cloisonné, including vases, jars, bowls, plates, boxes, ashtrays and jewellery. The articles are brilliant in colour and splendid in design.  Cloisonné is one of Beijing’s most famous arts and crafts and it is kn Read more
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