Buddha's Head

Serenity


190.00

Magnificent brass statue of Buddha's head in the Gupta style all in sobriety: the expression is centered on interiorization, perfect serenity. More...

Height : 5,70'

Weight : 1.83 lbs

Sacred Art

Lost xas casting - copper alloy

Origin : Dehli - India




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The essence of style dates back to Gupta times with the characteristic hairstyle made of hair curls, the unisha at the top (protrusion on the top of the head resembling a bun) and the ears elongated (see Sarnath Buddha).

The well-proportioned lines and the aquiline nose mark the Greek influence on Indian sculpture of this period.

Before renouncing palace life and his destiny as a prince, Siddhartha Gautama wore the attributes of nobles and wealth, including earrings: the elongated ears mark the sign of this previous existence and its renunciation.



This statuette symbolizes: serenity.

The third eye symbolizes the fire of knowledge. His eyes remain half-closed, the face is serene, entirely internalized. The face is perfectly balanced.

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