Buddha Statue, Ultimate Thousand-armed Kannon, 46cm/14.6in
Highest quality collections with realistic texture. All statues are reproducing national treasures of Japan’s Buddha statues.
Model of this ultimate quality of Buddha statue is “Thousand-armed Kannon” (the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy with a 1000 arms), which is enshrined in Nara. The original statue is the largest wood-core dry lacquer statue of in Japan and is designated a national treasure.
Generally, Thousand-armed Kannon is made as 42 arms instead of actual 1000 arms, simply because it’s too hard to make that number of arms. This statue is, however, valuable example with1000 arms; actually, the number of arms in existence now is 953 due to aging degradation.
To replicate this gorgeous specification, 120 gold foils are stick on and off to reproduce aging of the original statue. As a result, this product has profound feeling and mystic look of golden Thousand-armed Kannon.
Character of Thousand-armed Kannon
Thousand-armed Kannon, also known as the King of the Buddhist Goddess, expresses infinite mercy by their figure. They are equipped with 11 heads to better witness the suffering of humans, and with one thousand arms to better help them fight the suffering. Although it is called “thousand-armed”, the actual statues have only 42 arms each. Subtract the two regular arms and multiply by the 25 planes of existence to get the full thousand.
46.0cm(H) x 32.5cm(W) x 19.5cm(D)
18.1 in(H) x 12.8 in(W) x 7.7 in(D)
About Materials: Poly-stone
The statue is made of a mixture of stone powder and synthetic resins. This material enables to give statue fine expressions and profound feelings like stone. The statue has enough toughness and delicacy by changing combination ratio of raw materials appropriate for each part.
How to Care
Statues are delicate. It may be damaged or broken due to a strong impact. Please use soft brush to remove dust. Please refrain from using shining cloths and cleaning sheets; it may contain water-soluble paint. Avoid placing on the place with direct sunshine and/or high temperature.