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Mandalay Buddha statues

Mandalay Buddha statues

Mandalay Buddhist Art is considered as one of the most popular Buddhist art in the whole world. And in MyanmarMandalay was known as the center of Buddhist universe that exists in Myanmar. The Buddhist art and style that was introduced in this period was quite prospered and developed and was known in all Buddhist period after the Mandalay Period. The Buddhist devout who sincerely love the Buddhist art during Mandalay period introduced the pure Buddhist art in Myanmar and making Mandalay Period one of the most fruitful eras in terms of Buddha statues and Buddha images.

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Buddha Images in Mandalay Period

The Buddhist devout in Mandalay Period were quite peculiar and provide different appearance and the techniques they used were quite sophisticated and iconography employed which were quite advanced for their time. The designs for Buddha statues were very thoroughly applied and they especially used the crossed breast chains and the patterns on the monk’s robe and the headdress around the edge of crown Buddha statue. The crossed breast chains were passed from both shoulders of the statue with a bejeweled medallion. Many designs used in Thai Buddhist art were also employed in the Buddhist sculptures in the Burmese Art such as Pracham Yamcarving pattern Thai Chest Armor Patternfish scale patternAyutthaya Ban Phlu Luang style pattern etc.

Some new features that were introduced during Mandalay Period are as follows:

  • The tradition of halo was lost (due to influence of Arakan Style)
  • Temples are flat
  • Facial Structures like Human except elongated ear
  • A slender body unlike muscular (Ramayana style influenced)
  • Appearance of crossed legged position with wide lap in Buddha images and uppers parts of legs and knees touched the base of pedestal
  • Introduction of decoration in Adorned Images which was exceptional on the crown which was not seen in any art of Buddhist school
  • Statues were lacquered and painted in the red color called Chad and later gilded and decorated with inlaid glass.
  • Crown of Buddha images was given conical shape
  • Appearance of sculptures of personal attendants or popular disciples of Buddha
  • Reclining Buddha statues were also portrayed beautifully in Mandalay Period
  • Standing Buddha statues are shown with right hand showing gestures
  • Another Important features: clear wide striped rim was introduced in the face
  • Except adorned images, normal images were shown wearing simple monk’s robe across the left shoulder
  • Adorned Images are shown with transcendent robe
  • The base of Buddha statues were shown with a low base since the throne with decorative archway would be placed behind the image (especially back of the image).

Mandalay Buddha Statue

Mandalay Period Buddhist art also covers a variety of Buddha statues based on the materials used. Some of the important materials are bronze marble, paper, jade, or wood. A single Buddha images were also made from different materials like head, hands, as well as feet, would be made up from the marble and other parts would be made from wood as well as bronze and gilded with lacquer. Some stone Buddha statues were also quite popular during the Buddhist period of Mandalay Period.

Antique Buddha statue Gallery focuses on providing antique Buddha statues related with Mandalay Period. Providing antique Buddha with these features is quite difficult since they are rare, but our Buddha Gallery has a great collection of these statues. Providing different size of Mandalay Buddha statues based on different materials are also some of our objectives.Large Buddha statues and small Buddha statues from different materials are also used for the garden as well as home. Antique Buddha statue Gallery also provides Buddha statues for home as well as Buddha garden statues. Aside from Buddha statues for sale related with Mandalay Buddhist art, our Buddha gallery also provide Buddha statues for sale from Tibetan Buddha statuesBurmese Buddha statueshappy buddha statues representing laughing Buddha and much more.

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View our Mandalay period Buddha Statues in our catalog

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

2100 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

2500 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

1950 euro
Antique Buddha statue from early Mandalay period

Antique Buddha statue from early Mandalay period

5500 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

1950 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha

2100 euro
Old bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Old bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

1200 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

550 euro
Very high quality antique Mandalay Buddha

Very high quality antique Mandalay Buddha

3750 euro
Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

1750 euro
Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

250 euro
Antique wooden Buddha statue

Antique wooden Buddha statue

650 euro
Antique Burmese offering vessel

Antique Burmese offering vessel

1250 euro
Old standing Mandalay Buddha statue

Old standing Mandalay Buddha statue

500 euro
Special bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

Special bronze Mandalay Buddha statue

7500 euro
Old wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Old wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

275 euro
Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

600 euro
Old marble Mandalay Buddha statue

Old marble Mandalay Buddha statue

750 euro
Antique marble Buddha statue

Antique marble Buddha statue

1250 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

650 euro
Antique Burmese Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Buddha statue

125 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha

650 euro
Antique Mandalay Buddha

Antique Mandalay Buddha

3750 euro
Old marble Buddha statue

Old marble Buddha statue

225 euro
Antique marble Buddha statue

Antique marble Buddha statue

1450 euro
Antique alabaster Buddha statue

Antique alabaster Buddha statue

2950 euro
Old wooden Buddha statue

Old wooden Buddha statue

275 euro
Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique Burmese Mandalay Buddha statue

850 euro
Antique marble Buddha statue

Antique marble Buddha statue

1750 euro
Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

Antique wooden Mandalay Buddha statue

850 euro
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