ANTIQUE BUDDHA BRONZE STATUE CIRCA 18TH CENT
THAI STYLE FAT AND HAPPY BUDDHA STATUE IS SEATED WITH BOTH HIS HANDS OVER HIS COPIOUS BELLY. HE WEARS A SIMPLE ROBE IN THE MEDITATION POSE. HE IS KNOWN AS THE FAT BUDDHA OF WEALTH AND PROSPERITY. THE FAT BUDDHA IS ALSO KNOWN AS HOTEI, HAPPY, LAUGHING BUDDHA OF WEALTH & PROSPERITY. CONDITION: GOOD, FRONT RIGHT CORNER OF BASE HAS SLIGHT DAMAGE. STATUE IS MUSEUM MOUNTED TO STAND STRAIGHT UPRIGHT. DEEP RICH PATINA OF GREEN BROWN AND GRAY. MATERIAL: BRONZE ALLOY WITH HARD CLAY CORE. MEASUREMENTS: APPROXIMATELY 6.5 X 4.5 X 2 INCHES, WEIGHT: APPROXIMATELY 3 POUNDS. MUSEUM MOUNTED, CIRCA EARLY TO MID-19TH CENTURY. CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY INCLUDED WITH PURCHASE
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