19th Century Burmese Wood Kneeling Buddha Disciples Statue (Pair) - 46cm/18"
Measures (Height) 46cm/18"
A pair of 19th century Buddhist disciples - Shariputra and Maudgalyayana. Depicted as freestanding sculptures each is sat respectfully with their legs to one side. Shariputra is leaning forward, listening attentively. Maudgalyayana holds his hands together in reverence. Contemporaries of Buddha, they were legendary for their piety and power.
Here the sculptor has imparted a touching sense of youthful tenderness. The disciples have a peaceful countenance with downcast introspective eyes and firm brows. Each carving is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of the face. Each detail is rendered perfectly.
The sculpture provides the perfect Buddha to bring serenity and timeless style to your home, office or sacred space.
Provenance: Ex- private UK Collection. All items are guaranteed to be as described. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all purchases upon request.
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A gift for a Buddhist friend or family member must be selfless, ethical and meaningful. A Buddha statue beautifully fulfils this brief, as it is encouraging Buddhism in its strongest form whilst also carrying a personal message. Nevertheless, what is most important is giving a gift to a Buddhist which is true and distinctively heartfelt.