Antique Finishing Tibetan Buddhist 16th Karmapa Statue 8.5"
This statue is 16th Karmapa honorific title His Holiness the Gyalwa Karmapa, more formally as Gyalwang Karmapa, and informally as the Karmapa Lama is the head of the Karma Kagyu, the largest sub-school of the Kagyu, itself one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
Gilded statue of 16th Karmapa, Kagyu line holder. The Black Crown is an important symbol of the Karmapa in Tibetan Buddhism. Lama sitting in lotus position and holds Dorje and bell in both his hands.
Material: Copper with Gold toned
Making Process: Lost-Wax System, Making a statue is the work of various specialist craftsmen in: wax casting, metal casting, engraving and eventually 24k gold gilding and / or stone setting. Each of these steps must be performed with excellence to produce statues of the highest quality. The lost wax method is the oldest and most refined method used by sculptors in Nepal.
All our statues are handmade. Each piece is unique and it is impossible to reproduce exactly the same. Slight differences may therefore appear in the shapes, proportions, colors and / or materials used in our descriptions and specification sheets.
Weight: 2.30 kg or 5.07 lbs