Tai-Shan Earth Touching Buddha 23"

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  • Regular price $ 495.00


Statue Details

Materials: Thai Bronze
Total Height Including Base: 23 inches
Base Width & Depth: 10 x 6 inches
Weight: 23 pounds
  • The word "Shan" comes from the same root as "Siam"
  • Seated In the Bhumisparsha mudra or the earth touching gesture
  • His fingers are elongated in way that accentuates his "calling the mother earth to witness" enlightenment gesture
  • Lord Buddha at the moment of his awakening
  • The first Shan Buddha images that were found date back only to the 17th century
  • Shan style is characterized by a triangular face with a broad forehead, eyebrows arched high over narrowly opened eyes, a pointed nose with triangular nostrils, pursed thin lips, large and elongated ears, and short neck
  • Fabulously tall finial with flamboyant ear flanges
  • Elaborate high lotus throne
  • This exact sculpture you see is what you will receive with your order
  • Ships from our California gallery