Nepalese home shrine or altar. Distressed, with age on its side.
Motifs central to its design. Lions and dipas , or ghee lamps , to the front leading edge. THE LAST OF TWO SMALLER, UPRIGHT SHRINES SOURCED BACK IN 2019. THERE ARE NO MORE IN THE PIPELINE. Carved sacred shrine or altar.In a compressed tropical Indian hardwood, has been sourced from. Motif central to its design, as are deities of varying sizes. And offering vases, or dipas , to. The Buddha depicted here, in.
Common with other mortal Buddhas, wears monastic garments. But not ornaments or a crown.
The right shoulder and breast is left bare, and the large protuberance to the top of. Which is regarded as the receptacle of the divine mind, or. Buddha is seated in the Vajraparyanka pose exhibiting the. Samadhi Mudra, with his two palms laying on his lap facing upwards, holding a Patra, or begging bowl. In this pose the calm and contemplative facial expression is most enchanting.There are two further miniature Buddhas either side of the main Buddha exhibiting the Abhaya Mudra. As well as three indistinct deities to the top. Quite possibly two depictions of Vajravarahi , a highly regarded deity in the Kathmandu Valley.
The motifs are hand-modelled in clay before being added to the shrine which dates back to the. Half of the 20th c. Saffron and sandstone tikka powders. To the surface at no extra charge. This shrine would typically have graced a Buddhist prayer room, and been the focal point of daily contemplation or meditation.Nepal has a rich history of working in wood and clay. The carving here may be dusty, but you can see their original elegance and. Shrines, and stupas are a much revered sight in Nepal. Images 7, 8 & 9. We have shown just such artefacts in their natural.
Boudhanath and Swayambhunath Temples, all suitably covered. In tikka powder by devotees.This is an emotive shrine, with a particularly serene depiction of the Buddha and a lovely. Doors, and OM mantra friezes. All unique artefacts from the Roof of the World.
This listing is for the one Buddhist shrine as shown in all the lead image. AND IMAGES 1-6 & 10-12.
Please look carefully at the photographs as they form part of the description. WILL BE DISPATCHED ENCASED IN POLYSTYRENE FOR PROTECTION.DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY, AND NOT INCLUDED. On the home page of the listing or. You can also follow us around India and the subcontinent on Instagram at lacewinginteriors. The item "ANTIQUE VINTAGE INDIAN BUDDHA. TIBET" is in sale since Wednesday, March 31, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian". The seller is "lacewing-interiors" and is located in Hampton.
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