SOLD Brass Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva Statue 15"
Item #: 81bb15
Total Height Including Base: 15 inches or 38 cms
Base Width & Depth: 9 x 6 inches
Weight: 6 pounds or 3kgs
- Avalokiteshvara is a bodhisattva in the Buddhist Mahayana tradition who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas
- He weats a beautiful crown with his chest bare and his dhoti flowing over the base in gossamer ripples
- The antique, verde-gris patina of Avalokiteshvara is the perfect contrast for the wooden, black base
- He ships the same day from our California showroom
This particular pose shows Avalokiteshvara in a very relaxed posture with his chest exposed. His leggings hang loosely between his two legs. His leg posture is quite unique as on leg is bent next to him in an uplifted position with the other hanging down. Avalokiteshvara wears a fancy head dress that combines his hair into a jeweled crown. This pose is a copy of a piece in the Sri Lankan National Museum. The statue has rich antique patina. Avalokiteshvara sits on a black wood base that gives the sculpture a refined look.
Brass statues from Bali, Indonesia do not need much maintenance. The best way to maintain the statue is to simply dust the piece periodically to keep any dirt from accumulating. Bali brass is meant only to be used indoors.
wipe down the statue to remove any dust or dirt buildup."
If you are really interested in making the statue shine you can use some natural oil, like coconut oil or olive oil, and a cotton rag to wipe down the metal portions of the piece. You can use a toothbrush as well to get into the small crevices of the statue like the hands and hair. This will not remove any of the natural patina on the statue.
If you have any questions concerning your brass statue please email us at [email protected] or call us at 1(760) 994-4455.
This sculpture is in our Oceanside, California store and ready for immediate shipping. The shipping charge is automatically calculated by UPS for shipping within the United States. Each sculpture is usually shipped within 24 hours of the order with the exception of the weekend. To obtain a shipping quote simply add the statue you are interested in to your shopping cart and then select click on the "Calculate Domestic Shipping" button. Lotus Sculpture uses Instapak foam injection packing system or bubble wrap and recycled peanuts to ensure that all our pieces arrive undamaged. Click here to learn more about Lotus Sculptures packing.International Shipping
This sculpture is in our Oceanside, California store and ready for immediate shipping to anywhere in the world. If you are in Canada please select "UPS Standard to Canada" for the shipping option. If you are an international customer please select "International Shipping" during checkout. The shipping charge will be calculated as $0. Lotus Sculpture will email you the correct shipping cost subject to your approval or you may call us at 760-994-4455 or email us at [email protected] for a shipping quote. Lotus Sculpture uses Instapak foam injection packing system or bubble wrap and recycled peanuts to ensure that all our pieces arrive undamaged. Click here to learn more about Lotus Sculptures packing.