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Sale price€410,00 EUR

This striking suite embodies the spirit of mindfulness, including a sitting Buddha statue on a blackened metal stand and a glazed urn. 

The Buddha figure is crafted by hand in hardened sand by local artisans on the island of Java in Indonesia, known since antiquity for their exquisite carving techniques. It’s depicting Buddha in prayer. Buddhism originated sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE, and is the world's fourth-largest religion. Buddhism is the second oldest religion in Indonesia and arrived from India in the 2nd century through the Silk Road. 

The elegant urn is made in terracotta by local artisans on the island of Borneo in Indonesia, with a gazed finishing created with natural pigments applied with a very old technique. In Borneo, the art of pottery making has been a tradition since antiquity, for beauty, trade and daily life. Urns with a delicate decor, color and finishing like this were amongst the more exclusive and higher priced pieces of pottery on the island, with multiple uses like storing food, objects or natural substances. Terracotta means baked earth and has been used by mankind for thousands of years, across all the worlds continents, for its versatility and strength.

The suite comes with the story of the Buddha and urn printed out for you inside a beautiful envelope. Being artisan crafted with natural materials or organic in nature, each piece is slightly different containing beautiful, natural imperfections. Books not included. 

DIMENSIONS INCLUDING THE BLACKENED METAL SUPPORT:

  • The sitting Buddha statue: 17 x 30 x 12cm
  • The glazed urn: ca 33cm diameter x 22cm heigh
Sitting Buddha statue from Java and glazed urn from Borneo - Asian Art from Kirschon
SPIRITUAL SUPREME Sale price€410,00 EUR