Earth Touching Golden Buddha Statue 15"
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Earth Touching Golden Buddha Statue 15" Item #5hs55

Materials: Hand Painted Wood

Origin: Hand Carved in Cambodia

Height: 15 inches, 38.1 cm

Width: 12 inches, 30.48 cm

Depth: 5.5 inches, 13.97 cm

Weight: 6 pounds

Price: $165

Sale Price: $148



Description

Lord Buddha's left hand is resting on his lap in the dhyana mudra of meditation, while his right hand is extended towards the ground in the earth touching gesture or bhumisparsa mudra. He is seated in the half lotus position with his right leg on top of his left. He has a slight smile with long earlobes that frame his face.

The art of Cambodian wood sculpture goes back to the glorious epoch of the Khmer empire and the monumental constructions that gave rise to the Angkor temples. Our artisans have inherited patience and meticulousness from their ancestors in the trade. They have learned to capture the movements used in olden times and master the traditional tools in order adapt to their personal lines of work.

This wood sculpture is a one of a kind statue, hand carved by the very talented artists of Cambodia.

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