This style of Buddha is representative of Asian cultures. He is almost always shown smiling or laughing, hence his nickname in Chinese as the Laughing Buddha.
In Asian culture, the laughing Buddha is admired for his happiness, plenitude, and wisdom of contentment. Rubbing his belly is said to bring wealth, good luck, and prosperity.
Stone and resin.
Hand painted gold.
|Dimensions||10 × 8 × 6 cm|