ASIAN ETHNOGRAPHIC ART
Metal Sculpture


Bronze Maitreya


Bronze sculpture of the Chinese Laughing Buddha (Maitreya)


Bronze sculpture of the Chinese Laughing Buddha (Maitreya)   Bronze sculpture of the Chinese Laughing Buddha (Maitreya)   Bronze sculpture of the Chinese Laughing Buddha (Maitreya)  
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Item-Number:820903
Item-Description:Bronze sculpture of the Chinese Laughing Buddha (Maitreya)
Medium:Bronze
Origin:Mainland SE Asia - Java
Dimensions:Height 20 cm (8")"
Age:c 1700
Provenance:Collected Indonesia 1982
Condition:Old glossy patina
Notes:The big belly symbolizes wealth and prosperity his reclining pose shows spiritual contentment and relaxation.


Price: £370


  

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