Buddha head "Suphanburi" art casting


Buddha head "Suphanburi" art casting


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Museum replica | Polyresin | Hand-finished | Overall height 34 cm | Weight ca. 9 kg


Buddha head "Suphanburi" art casting

Looking for enlightenment of the prince's son from the family of the Shakya spent seven years in absolute asceticism. This unique Buddha head from Wat Pa Pratat shows the teacher of the Four Noble Truths in absolute peace of mind and is probably one of the most beautiful Buddha images at all. The face can the typical section of the Dvaravati period recognize. Original: Staatl. Museum of Ethnology, Munich. Thailand, Wat Pa Pratat, 7.-9 Jh. N. Chr. Polymer Ars Mundi museum replica, hand cast, height incl. base 34 cm. Size of the base 14 x 14 cm. Weight about 9 kg.

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The mold is usually taken directly from the original, so that the replica reproduces even the finest details. After casting the replica, using the most appropriate method, the surface is polished, patinated, gilded or painted according to the original.

A replica of ars mundi is a recognizable image of the original.

A plastic work of sculptural art made of wood, stone, ivory, bronze or other metals.

While sculptures from wood, ivory or stone are made directly from the block of material, for bronze casting a working model is prepared at first. Usually it is made of clay or other easily shaped materials.

The prime time of sculpture after the Roman antiquity was the Renaissance. Impressionism gave a new impulse to the sculptural arts. Also the contemporary artists, such as Jorg Immendorf, Andora, and Markus Lupertz enriched the sculpture with outstanding works.