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All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349045 (stock #S1332)
West Coast Trading Group
$489.00
This sitting meditating Sakyamuni Buddha is holding the fearless mudra, known as Abhaya Mudra (Gesture of protection). The stone plate serves as a backdrop, featuring eternal flames and a mystical creature’s face that resembled a Garuda. The Buddha is in meditating lotus position. The base he’s sitting on is supported by mystical creatures, a common offering position. Marble stone carving. An elegant stone statue that has been shaped by age to accentuate its well thought out design through i...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #196419 (stock #S1129)
West Coast Trading Group
$469.00
This beautiful stone statue is carved with intricate details and meditating Buddha's surrounded by floating flowers and resting horses. The incorporation of horses provides a hint to the origin of the statue may reside within the northwestern part of China, possibly along the Silk Road. We obtained this special stone statue as part of September collection. Size: 8.5 wide by 5" tall by 34" tall. Weight: 80 pounds. Delivery charge will be based on the destination address, please allow 24-48 hours ...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Pre 1920 item #355273 (stock #S1348)
West Coast Trading Group
$469.00
Sitting Guan Yin with her devottees. In stone composite. Lotus pedal in the back of her head, symbol of purity. Hand finished with intricate details. An object worth study up close. 9" x 4" x 16.5". 30 lbs.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #296329 (stock #S1205)
West Coast Trading Group
$459.00
This beautifully carved stone composite meditating Buddha plate depicts the most prominent Buddha authority figure Shaykamuni in Padmasana Asana, the well known lotus position. His left hand is in the Bhumisparsa mudra, which mens touching the earth, to invoke the earth as a witness to the truth of his words. The flames are symbols of eternal lights. The lotus throne Shaykamuni is sitting on is held by a strong heavenly God, or Luo Han, the two standing Buddhist monks serve as devotees and prote...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349044 (stock #S1331)
West Coast Trading Group
$459.00
This sitting meditating Sakyamuni Buddha is holding the fearless mudra, known as Abhaya Mudra (Gesture of protection). The stone plate serves as a backdrop, featuring carved flames and a dragon head. The use of flames as ritual objects is seen as weapon of war and as an important component of offerings. It is often carried by Shiva. Dragon is the symbol of power and strength and is thought to offer protection. The intricate carving of the Buddha’s rope is evident in this meticulously carved ea...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #435967 (stock #A1047)
West Coast Trading Group
$459.00
This contemporary Huanghuali scholar's brush pot has the simple elegance that is proven to be timeless. Huanghuali is an exotic tropical hardwood that grows in Vietnam and Hainan Island of China. This brush pot is made of Vietnamese Huanghuali and is very colorful and has rich grain pattern. When it comes to preservation, nothing works better than applying a thin layer of natural bees wax polish once in a while, and it gets even better with age. 5" diameter x 5.5” height.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1910 item #107146 (stock #S1053)
West Coast Trading Group
$429.00
In the course of our travels in China over the past few years searching for items to bring to the U.S. market we often ran across wonderful stone carvings of a wide variety of figures, including many Buddhas. Through our network of buyers in China, we have slowly built up a collection of antique stone sculptures, ranging from ceremonial Buddha statues to mystical guardian animals, such as lions or Kirin. Most of these sculptures are from the Qing Dynasty, with some from as early as the Tang Dy...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1920 item #285229 (stock #S1177)
West Coast Trading Group
$429.00
This unusual marble stone plate features a sitting Buddha in Abbaya Mudra, the fearlessness gesture, also called renunciation gesture. This marble stone plate is among our selections for the late May shipment. In the course of dealing with antique and vintage Buddha stone statues, we have found an unusual large number of requests for marble stone carvings. Since December 2003 we have been on a quest to collect these statues in and around China. In the late May collection, we are able to provide ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #349344 (stock #S1337)
West Coast Trading Group
$429.00
This sitting Guan Yin, an Avalokitesvara in Lalita Asana is carefully carved with intricate details. The Lalita Asana is a pose of ease-one leg pendant and is resting on a lotus pedal. The other leg is in the usual position of Buddha. It is said that Taras, the consort of Dhyani Buddha are found in this position. Guan Yin, an Avaloktesvara, is said to be the Chinese version of Tara, is seen in this position in this stone sculpture. The backdrop is a carving of a pine tree, symbol of longevity. T...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1910 item #773439 (stock #S1403)
West Coast Trading Group
$399.00
Standing Guan Yin stone statue. Size: 36" Tall by 8" Wide by 7" Deep. Weight: 100 pounds.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #662794 (stock #S1388)
West Coast Trading Group
$398.00
This large sitting gilded stone buddha statue shows a medicine buddha in a meditating pose. The paint has faded over the years. There was an old repair on its face. size: 13" W by 7.5" D by 23". Weight: 100 lbs.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Contemporary item #368859 (stock #Z2001)
West Coast Trading Group
$395.00
Zhao Tianqi graduated from the Printmaking Department of the Chinese Central Fine Art Academy in Beijing in 1992. Since then she has regular one-woman shows and group exhibitions - mostly in Beijing, but also in Hong Kong and in Japan. Zhao Tianqi has found an enthusiastic group of collectors among the Western diplomats in Beijing, and was an insiders's tip among foreign expatriates in Beijing. Now Zhao Tianqi is on the best way to become a well-known artist in and outside of China. Her prints a...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Contemporary item #368865 (stock #Z2002)
West Coast Trading Group
$395.00
Zhao Tianqi graduated from the Printmaking Department of the Chinese Central Fine Art Academy in Beijing in 1992. Since then she has regular one-woman shows and group exhibitions - mostly in Beijing, but also in Hong Kong and in Japan. Zhao Tianqi has found an enthusiastic group of collectors among the Western diplomats in Beijing, and was an insiders's tip among expatriates in Beijing. Now Zhao Tianqi is on the best way to become a well-known artist in and outside of China. Her prints are in th...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Contemporary item #504354 (stock #Z2014)
West Coast Trading Group
$395.00
Liu Chunhai, a Chinese modern artist works closely with his partner and wife, the renowned new Chinese modern artist Zhao Tianqi. His drawing of an female red guard holding a rifle and carrying a knife, while an ancient scholar is reading a book is referring to Su Zi's War of Strategy and the Chinese proverb of "Discussing war strategy on paper", referring to the lack of practical field skills. 30" x 21". Signed and dated.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1900 item #162875 (stock #S1096)
West Coast Trading Group
$389.00
August Collection from HeBei Province. Size: 11.5*6*23". Weight: 70 pounds.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #338845 (stock #M2047)
West Coast Trading Group
$369.00
This bronze crane on turtle statue is perfect for a zen garden setting. Crane is a symbol of longevity and love and is a common object seen in Japanese landscapes. Dragon turtle is a mystical creature in Chinese mythology and is used to symbolize longevity. The statue looks great near a pond or stand on its own in a zen garden. The crane is holding a plum flower branch in its mouth, the tip part of the blossom branch is a small bowl, makes a wonderful candle holder. We have a pair of this wonder...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1920 item #294959 (stock #S1187)
West Coast Trading Group
$339.00
A rural residential find from ShanXi province, this black limestone Buddhist statue features detailed carvings of a Guan Yin head, which was used as a decorative piece at a local monk school in late Qing period to early republic before it was converted to an elementary school. Size: 7" by 7" by 12". Weight: 30 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #286290 (stock #B2027)
West Coast Trading Group
$329.00
This bronze Taoist statue is often referred by people in China as “Lao Zi”, the father of Taoism. This Taoist immortal statue features Lao Zi sitting on a lion, with his hands in the pose of Dhyana Mudra, the gesture of meditation. His legs crossed in the Padmasana, also known as vajrasana or dhyana asana, the well-known lotus position. When Buddhism came to China, in order for people of China to recognize and accept Buddhism, the interpretation of Buddhist philosophy often intermixed with ...