Buddha Figures 1


                                     1 ) China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)  cm.40
  The Buddha seated in the lotus posture, shows the " Dhyana mudra " or gesture of meditation    and concentration in the attainment of spiritual perfection. Description :  Gold leaf, pigments,      stucco and paper on wood. Background : detail of a Ninxia ( China ) runner 19th. century
2 ) China, Ming dynasty ( 1368-1644 ). cm.27
The Buddha seated in the lotus posture, shows the" Anjali mudra "  or gesture of offering and veneration. Description : Gold leaf, lacquer, pigments, stucco and paper on wood. Background : detail of a Tibetan rug 19th century.
3) Vietnam, 19th. century cm. 68
The Buddha is seated in the lotus posture with the hands in the " Dhyana mudra " and the thumbs forming a mystic triangle. The position indicates the perfect balance of mind, rest of the senses and tranquillity. Description: layers of black lacquer, silver leaf covered by a transparent layer of brownish lacquer accents of red lacquer, on hardwood. Background: Tibetan rug, 19th. century
4) Vietnam, 19th. century cm. 82
The Buddha is seated in the lotus posture with his hands in the " Dhyana mudra "
Description : see no.3
Background : Tibetan rug c.1920

5) Laos, 18th/19th century.cm28
The Buddha seats in the lotus posture with his hands in the " Dhyana mudra " the mudra of meditation and concentration. Description :gilding, lacquer on copper alloy. Background : details of a Tibetan rug
6) Thailand, 19th.century. cm 20
The Buddha seats in the lotus posture with his hands in the
" Bhumiparsa mudra ", litterally the gesture of touching the earth showing his unshakeable faith and resolution.
Description : gild and lacquer on bronze.
Background : details of a Tibetan rug c.1920
7) Vietnam 19th century cm 68
The Buddha seats in the lotus position with his hands in the " Dhyaa mudra ".
Description ; see no.3
Background : Tibetan rug  c.1920

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