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All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #664272 (stock #S1396)
West Coast Trading Group
$1,350.00
This large hand carved marble stone hitching post is measured 55" tall, 9" wide and 9" long. We have two of the same hitching posts in stock; they came in a pair but can be sold separately. Each weighs approx. 280 lbs. This traditional northern Chinese hitching post was used to tie horses for wealthy families. Often erected in a large courtyard, these decorative hitching posts in a pair are usually positioned on opposite side of the courtyard...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #662873 (stock #S1389)
West Coast Trading Group
$789.00
This large stone statue made of one single piece of unpolished marble stone is hand carved by local artisans in northern China's He Bei province for the exclusive usage of a local Buddhist temple. Size: 21.5" wide by 8.5" deep by 28" tall. Weight: 240 lbs. The Buddha is in meditating mudra with his legs crossed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #663235 (stock #S1393)
West Coast Trading Group
$728.00
This lovely hand carved Guan Yin and a child stone statue is made out of untreated marble. Guan Yin is the Goddess of compassion, when seen with a child, it's the symbol of fertility. This intricately carved stone statue was hand made by a local artist in the Shan Xi region. Side: 13" wide by 6" deep by 30" tall. Weight: 100 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1940 item #664250 (stock #S1395)
West Coast Trading Group
$698.00
This lovely pair of hand carved stone foo dogs (lion statues) came from an old courtyard which likely belonged to a business man's family compound in He Bei province. Often seen in front of the entrance gate, these foo dogs guard against evil spirits and keep the wealth from flowing outside of the house. Size: 10" x 7.5" x 20" tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1940 item #294915 (stock #S1180)
West Coast Trading Group
$675.00
This vintage standing stone statue weights 200 lbs and measures 9" by 8.5" by 36". Black limestone was used frequently in Chinese stone sculptures, they are sturdy and often used for outdoor garden landscapes. The Buddha is in Varada mudra, the fulfillment of all wishes; the gesture of Charity. He is holding a begging bowl, in the shape of lotus blossom, this is a sign of the Head of an order.
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...
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...
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...
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 : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1980 item #885950 (stock #M2086)
West Coast Trading Group
$329.00
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #481747 (stock #S1374)
West Coast Trading Group
$309.00
This particular vintage hand carved marble Buddha statue features one of the most unusual mudra - "the loving kindess" gesture, for the loving Buddha. Buddha himself was said to have taught thousands of different meditation techniques in order to meet the diverse needs, experiences and levels of consciousness of the people who sought him out. The core philosophy of Buddhism is the simple truth of kindness. We need to be kind to ourselves, to all other beings and to the earth...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1960 item #655888 (stock #S1385)
West Coast Trading Group
$309.00
This beautiful hand carved stone Buddhist Monk statue is measured 8.5" wide and 16" tall. This piece came from our three-piece collection which was obtained from HeBei region of China. Gilded statues are often signs of that the piece came from a temple, the golden paint would have been re-applied on a regular basis to show respect to the Buddha. The Chinese Buddhists believed Buddha and his deciphers often wear golden leaved clothing. Shipping weight: 45 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1970 item #426095 (stock #S1370)
West Coast Trading Group
$289.00
This beautifully carved Guan Yin head shot on a thick marble stone shows the artisan's talent of making a well known image of the Goddess of compassion and mercy into something uniquely memorable. The face of the Guan Yin is kind and serene, and the elaborate head piece she wears shows people's vivid imagination of this popular Goddess in China. 10” x 12” x 1”
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1960 item #350122 (stock #S1344)
West Coast Trading Group
$269.00
Hand Painted medicine Buddha in stone composite. Beautifully painted face and rope, it's in red and gold tones. Medicine Buddha is Buddha Gautama, who often called himself the healer of suffering inthe world, and Dharma was the medicine. Japanese people favored Medicine Buddha over other types of Buddha and often built shrine to worship this healer. Excellent piece for garden or home. Perfect for outdoor setting or indoor decor. Size: 10" x 5" x 18". approx. 60 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1930 item #297133 (stock #S1225)
West Coast Trading Group
$269.00
This playful stone statues of lion is perfect for garden settings or front door entrance. Lions are considered guardian animals and often are auspicious looking. This whimsicallion brings the lighter side of the lion image to live. Size: 8" by 7" by 15". Weight: 40 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1950 item #417358 (stock #S1367)
West Coast Trading Group
$259.00
Meditating stone statue in simple and elegant lotus pose. Hands are in the meditating pose. This stone carving is in Chinese limestone and was found in HeNan region. 7" x 10" x 16". 60 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Statuary : Pre 1950 item #296309 (stock #S1201)
West Coast Trading Group
$249.00
Luohan, a deity that most commonly known to Chinese, though its origin is nonetheless Indian Buddhism. Luo Han is derived from an ancient Buddhist Sanskrit term, “Arahantâ€