The appearance of bronze Buddha statue is related to bronze sculpture, which was produced in Shang and Zhou Dynasties. It is a kind of sculpture made by carving and casting with copper as embryo. The art of bronze carving mainly shows the beauty of shape, texture and ornamentation, and is mostly used to express mysterious and deterrent religious themes. Copper Buddha statues were also produced.
This bronze Buddha statue is made of brass, with curved eyebrows and trimmed eyes, full face, deep and introspective expression, rich strength, exquisite workmanship, simple and smooth lines, and the word "pure gold" written on the bottom, which vividly depicts the soft texture of limbs. This Buddha statue has a harmonious modeling proportion, and it is a good art display for collecting beautiful products, regardless of the details or overall grasp, which is just right and meticulous.
In the current antique auction collection market, calligraphy and painting, porcelain, jade, etc. are all commonplace, and after they are commonplace, the public will have aesthetic fatigue. As a result, people quietly shifted their targets to other antique ornaments, among which Buddha ornaments are one of the hottest ones. Especially in modern society, the concept of "Buddhism" caused by the younger generation also affects the antique world. Whether you are an entry-level collector or a senior collector, there will be three to five Buddha statues in your home, including jade, porcelain, bronze and so on. Among them, bronze statues, especially brass statues and copper statues, are the most popular ones. There are three reasons: firstly, it is not easy to be damaged. Whether it is a jade Buddha statue or a porcelain Buddha statue, its vulnerability rate is even higher than that of a bronze Buddha statue. If a child in the family is not careful, he will break one piece. Secondly, it is scarce, whether it is jade Buddha statue or porcelain Buddha statue, its number far exceeds that of bronze Buddha statue, and most of them are modern crafts, with few ancient ones. Most of them have disappeared in the long history, but only bronze Buddha statues are not easy to be damaged and can be preserved to this day. Therefore, at three o'clock, bronze Buddha statues are flourishing in the antique auction market.