Antique Tibetan Shakyamuni Healing Buddha. Bronze Parcel Gilt, late1800s. This is a very handsome figure of the “Healing Buddha” or, more properly. In bronze and partially gilded in Tibet in the late 1800’s. He may be earlier, but I do not. His full title in Tibetan is. The Radiant Lapis Lazuli. Master of Healing Buddha. He is revered in the Mahayana Buddhism of Tibet as the supreme. Dispenser of longevity, protection from disasters and the transmutation of negative states of. Mind, as all illnesses in Buddhism, by virtue of their karmic origin, are considered, to some. Is typically depicted seated, wearing the robes of a Buddhist monk, holding a jar. Of medicine nectar in his left hand and the right hand resting on his right knee, holding the. Stem of the Aruna fruit or Myrobalan between thumb and forefinger. Our Buddha is seated holding a jar of healing nectar in his lap with both of this hands. Southeast Asian artists are notable for the freedom with which they. Portray the various aspects of the Buddha. What is essential in a Healing Buddha is the jar of. Healing, the plant is often missing as in the following two examples. Kon-do: The Hall of Medicine Buddha Toji Temple Standing Medicine Buddha in a private collection. Our Buddha is seated in padmasana, or the full lotus position, upon a moon disk raised on a. Footed and waisted lotus petal throne. This posture is almost always reserved for images of the. Buddha after he has achieved enlightenment. The lotus petals on the throne are very. He has the three rings at his neck which mark him as a. An individual of great. And he has an. The round shape, on his forehead, which is symbolic of a. Kind of third eye with which he is able to see past this universe of suffering. The lotus petals on the throne, the jar of Amitra and the orb atop his. The two things I love most about this figure are the incredibly beautiful patina and the. Exquisite modeling of his face. The patina is of the best dark earth tones of brown and green with golden undertones brown. With red and gold undertones. These colors with the flashing of the remaining gold create a. Complex and beautiful overall patina. But it is this Buddha’s face which sets him apart from others. He has the typical Tibetan. Sweetness with his gentle smile, but his arched eyebrows are unusually accentuated and his. Downcast eyes and gentle mouth are exquisitely modeled. There is a certain inwardness to his. Expression which makes him seem like he is in deep and peaceful meditation. Our Buddha is 8 inches tall. There is no damage to the figure and the surface is completely. Stable with no powdering or flaking. The bottom is open and the tempered core of sand and. Clay has long ago fallen out. The bottom edge of the lotus throne has some expected roughness. The photos give an excellent idea of the beauty and finesse of this wonderful example of Sacred. If you should have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. And thanks for looking. Due to limitations of photography and the inevitable differences in monitor settings, the color of the pictures on your monitor may be slightly different from the Buddha himself, but I did my best to capture him as he is. And, at least on my monitor, the color is a very good match. I try to do my very best in researching the items I sell, and include numerous photos. If you have any questions concerning a particular item, please contact me. I absolutely guarantee that every item is as described in my words and pictures. If you should have any questions at all, please contact me, and I will respond as quickly as possible. Feedback is very important to me. I always leave excellent feedback for buyers and I try to do whatever I can so that buyers will be happy to do the same for me. If you like what you see here, please add me to your saved sellers list. I will have similar items for your consideration. And Thanks for looking. I would be more than happy to answer any question you might have. The item “BUDDHA Antique Tibetan Shakyamuni Healing Buddha, Bronze Parcel Gilt, late1800s” is in sale since Monday, May 23, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Paintings & Scrolls”. The seller is “gabrielli-art” and is located in Youngsville, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Statues of the Lord Buddha
- Primary Material: Bronze, Parcel Gilt
- Age: late 1800’s
- Region of Origin: Tibet
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Size: 8 inches Tall