Maitreya the future Buddha. 21cm (8 1/2" ) This fine statue is made using the copper lost wax method of manufacture, part gold-plated and painted. Maitreya is a bodhisattva who in the Buddhist tradition is to appear on Earth, achieve complete enlightenment, and teach the pure dharma. According to scriptures, Maitreya will be a successor of the historic Sakyamuni Buddha.
This image is made from a wax model which melts during the copper casting process. The 'lost wax' method results in enhanced detail, life expression and refined finish.
21 cm Maitreya Buddha
- Product Code: SS13B
- Availability: In Stock