Sitting buddha
Product Id
BEJ-14P011
Description
Wooden carving sitting buddha with painting. This buddha is Rulai buddha. Usually in China, buddha has four different kinds, and Rulai buddha is the biggest. The feature of Ming Dynasty buddha is his face who looks more slim than in other periods. This buddha has usually been placed in temples or buddist families.
Dimensions
H 62 x D 30 x W 39 cm
Material
POPLAR
Origin
China
Age
circa 1900
Price
580.00 €
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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
About woods Most hardwood trees grow in hot climates, especially in tropical areas.  Much of the hardwood found in Chinese furniture, then, was not native to China but was introduced to the country through trade.  It is not only the beauty of the wood that gives Chinese furniture its value, however.  It is treasured for the meticulous craftsmanship, joinery and design that went into the pieces, as well as its cultural significance.   In contrast, for example, new and old furniture pieces found in Vietnam and made of the world’s most valuable wood, Zitan, can be purchased Read more
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