Bamboo Root Sculpture – Laughing Buddha

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Hand Carved Bamboo Root Figurine

This classic Chinese Buddha is hand carved from bamboo root. The statue has the characteristic laughing smile of this traditional Chinese Buddhist figure, as well as the enlarged or elongated ear-lobes. He has a full face and somewhat portly body. This Buddha or ‘Budai’ represents happiness, prosperity and fortune. He is protector of the poor and the weak.

This Chinese figure which would sit well on an occasional or console table as well as a centrepiece on the sideboard. Use this bamboo root Buddha in the garden as part of a feature for a Bonsai display or incorporate into a larger garden design as a point of interest.

Tips for installing outside: To keep the colour, detail and finish of this carving when using outside we recommend the use of a clear wood preservative. Varnish or wood stain can be used in the future to further enhance and preserve the bamboo.

Height Varies: 35-38cm [14-15inches] approx.

Hand made in China

 

PLEASE NOTE: The diameter stated is measured at the widest end of the cane. Due to the way in which bamboo is grown and cut, it is normal for the canes to taper; whilst most canes will only taper down by a few millimetres, they can taper up to 60% in extreme cases. Each pole is expected to be within +/-20% of the range diameter it is sold in. Bamboo is a natural product and is subject to cracking, splitting & discolouration, none of which will affect its structural properties

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