Posted by: softypapa | March 22, 2008

Japanese Buddha Statue – Nara Birushana Nyorai Daibutsu

Buddhism Buddhist Altar Butsudan Temple Japan Japanese Nippon Nihon Softypapa Tokaido

Buddhism Buddhist Altar Butsudan Temple Japan Japanese Nippon Nihon Softypapa Tokaido

Buddhism Buddhist Altar Butsudan Temple Japan Japanese Nippon Nihon Softypapa Tokaido

Buddhism Buddhist Altar Butsudan Temple Japan Japanese Nippon Nihon Softypapa Tokaido

Buddhism Buddhist Altar Butsudan Temple Japan Japanese Nippon Nihon Softypapa Tokaido

Buddhism Buddhist Altar Butsudan Temple Japan Japanese Nippon Nihon Softypapa Tokaido 

 

Description

Small metal (not sure what type) statue of the Daibutsu (Great Buddha) figure at Nara, Japan.  The Great Buddha of Nara is 15 meters tall and the largest gilt-bronze statue in the world.  The Nara daibutsu is housed within Todai-ji temple which is the world’s largest existing wooden building.

About the Listed Item

This very small (please see size information below) statue is made of metal and includes Japanese writing on the back which identifies it as a replica of the Great Buddha of Nara.  The statue is in good condition with no chips, cracks or large scratches.  This little status is less than 30 years old.

Size:
Height (base to top of halo): 2.7 inches (7.0 centimeters)
Weight: 1.4 ounces (39 grams)

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item code: R1S4-0004556
ship code: L1650


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