Vintage Nepalese, Buddhist temple frieze. Eight Auspicious Symbols of Good Fortune motif.Sacred dark coral painted frame. VERTICAL EXAMPLES AVAILABLE IN SEPARATE LISTINGS. Has been sourced from Kathmandu in Nepal, and certainly has some age on its side. Collectively, the white parasal, two fishes, Sankha, Dhjava, Srivatsa, Kalasa, Padma and Chamaru are called Astamangal or The eight Auspicious and glorious emblems. Each of deep religious significance to followers of Buddhism.
Often on show together, as here, or singularly, they are frequent. Decorative motifs depicted in stone, wood, metal and paint. They are believed to represent gifts given by celestial beings to Sakyamuni on his attainment of Enlightenment of Buddhahood. Nothing over 100 yrs is allowed to be exported from Nepal, and whilst we wouldn't claim this frieze to be antique, it certainly has some age on its side, and has been produced in a time-honoured fashion using skills handed down from generation to generation of Nepalese craftsmen.The very act of religious painting being an act of devotion in itself. In a similar vein, we have sourced three freizes decorated with the most potent of all mantras, the OM mantra. And hand carved singular wooden characters from the mantra. All available in separate lacewing-interiors listings. All unique artefacts from the. Please look carefully at the photographs as they form part of the description.
This listing is for the one Nepalese painted frieze in the lead image. AND IMAGES 1 - 9 inc. THE FEATURED TEXT BOOK, THE SACRED ART OF TIBET, IS FOR ART DIRECTIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, AND NOT INCLUDED. Follow us in India on Instagram at lacewing-interiors. The item "VINTAGE, BUDDHIST EIGHT AUSPICIOUS SYMBOLS WOODEN FRIEZE.
NEPAL" is in sale since Thursday, December 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian". The seller is "lacewing-interiors" and is located in Hampton. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.