Tibetan Manjushree Statue from Patan 12"
Fully gold plated stunning Manjushree statue, meditational deity and considered a fully enlightened Bodhisattva. Manjushree is portrayed as a male bodhisattva employing a blazing sword in his right hand, addressing the acknowledgment of otherworldly insight what chops down obliviousness and duality.
There was a story behind Manjushree, it was believed that the Kathmandu Valley was once a lake. Manjushree came on a journey from China. He saw a lotus blossom in the focal point of the lake, which discharged splendid brilliance. He cut a chasm at south part of kathmandu, Chovar with his flaring sword to permit the lake to deplete. Where the lotus blossom settled turned into the incomparable Swayambhunath Stupa and the valley consequently became livable.
Material: Copper with half Gold Plated
Face: Gold Painted
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.
Protecting the Face
As the face is painted it is highly recommended that the face of the statue is to be greatly taken care of as it requires a very professional and skilled face artist to repair the face of dirt and damages. Commonly to protect it from damage the statue with painted face is placed under a glass box and it is always covered with a cotton face mask if it has to be moved
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: 2.73 kg 6.01 lbs