Antique Indonesian Style Seated Bronze Javanese Protection Buddha Statue – 20cm/8. Measures – (Height) 20cm/8. An Indonesian (Java) enthroned Protection Buddha, surrounded by acolytes of Buddha in adoration pose, in 13th century Majapahit style. This lovely Buddha is seated on a multi-tier pedestal, with his feet resting on a lotus flower. His robe is draped to leave the right shoulder bare, and a portion of the garment that covers the left wrist falls behind the figure. The lower hem of the robe comes all the way down so that the undercloth or skirt is completely covered. He holds his left hand in the wish-fulfilling mudra: his left hand facing down. The Buddha’s right hand is raised in the abhaya mudra. The Abhaya mudra “gesture of fearlessness” is a mudra (gesture) that offers protection, reassurance and safety. Dispelling fear and according divine protection and bliss in many Indian religions. Both hands are held upright, and the palms are facing outwards. This is one of the earliest mudras found depicted on a number of Hindu, Buddhist and Jain images. The peaceful countenance of Lord Buddha exudes harmony. The Buddha is backed by an aureole with a beaded border and flaming rim, topped by a lotus flower finial. He also has a third eye or urna on his forehead symbolizing the ability of Buddha to see past our mundane universe of suffering. The large ushnisha protuberance on top of his head symbolises his high level of spiritual development. He is surrounded by three acolytes/discples of Buddha in adoration pose. These are also sat on multi-tiered pedestals. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE – We have been offering SE Asian Art for many years and are proud of the reputation we have developed for fair and honest listings. We have other Hindu & Buddhist statues available. Please check out our other listing where we have other beautiful Asian pieces available. Please message with any questions. Thanks for your interest. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\South-East Asian”. The seller is “hd_asian_art” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: southeast Asian
- Product: Statue
- Primary Material: Bronze
- Sub-Type: Buddha