Indian Buddha Shan Bronze with Prayer Inside


Indian Buddha Shan bronze sitting in lotus Pposition, 4 level step throne, eyes down, serene expression with prayer inside. Exquisite, well-defined detail. The right hand is poised with the fingertips downward and “touching the earth”, with the palm facing inward. The left hand is in the meditation (dhyana) mudra. When the Buddha became enlightened, he touched the earth with this mudra during his meditation. The earth was touched and witnessed the awakening.



Height: 11 in. (27.94 cm) Width: 5 in. (12.7 cm) Depth: 4 in. (10.16 cm)

Materials and Techniques:

Bronze, Cast

Place of Origin:



19th Century


Good Wear consistent with age and use.

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