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Is it good luck to have a buddha statue?

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Buddha statues are not inherently lucky or unlucky, though images of the Fat Buddha (Budai or Hotei), have come to be associated with wealth, knowledge, and luck, with people often rubbing the belly or head.

Lotus Gallery
Lotus GallerySeptember 23, 2020
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Thai Bronze Buddha Head from India, Vintage
Located in Cookeville, TN
This is a Thai bronze head figurine with an ornate open work headdress. She has elongated ears with decorative earrings and a scallop border around her face. Red beads decorate her f...
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Mid-20th Century Indian Tibetan Statues

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Bronze

Lao Buddha Statue
Located in New York, NY
19th century Lao Buddha statue. Folk Art figure representation of Buddha. A solid wood block carving with remnants of pigments. To collectors Lao Buddha figures are coveted and sough...
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Antique 1890s Laotian Folk Art Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Lao Buddha Statue
Located in New York, NY
19th century Lao Buddha statue. Buddha Folk Art. Folk Art figure representation of Buddha. A solid wood block carving with remnants of pigments. To collectors Lao Buddha figures are ...
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Antique 1890s Laotian Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Large Laughing Buddha Statue
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Gold painted Buddha statue in a great pose. Coin slot is on his belly. (Please confirm item location - NY or NJ - with dealer).  
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20th Century Figurative Sculptures

Bronze Standing Buddha Statue
Located in Somis, CA
A beautiful bronze standing Buddha statue on a lotus stand. The style of the piece is of the Tang dynasty era, with a full face, long ear lobes and scrolled hair style. Beautiful, fi...
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20th Century Chinese Tang Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Pair of Bronze Buddha Statues
Located in New York, NY
Pair of bronze buddha statues.
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Antique Late 18th Century Asian Sculptures

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Bronze

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