Antique 16th To 18th Century Nepalese Or Tibetan Brass Buddha. Age Wear And Stress Cracks Throughout This Amazing Sculpture. Exact Age Is Unknown And The Origin Is Nepal Or India Or Tibet. Estimated more than 300 yrs old. The Newars are the creators of most examples of art and architecture in Nepal. Traditional Newar art is basically religious art. Newar devotional paubha painting, sculpture and metal craftsmanship are world-renowned for their exquisite beauty. Stone sculpture, wood carving, repousse art and metal statues of Buddhist and Hindu deities made by the lost-wax casting process are specimens of Newar artistry. From as early as the seventh Century, visitors have noted the skill of Newar artists and craftsmen who left their influence on the art of Tibet and China. Besides exhibiting a high level of skill in traditional religious art, Newar artists have been at the forefront in introducing Western art styles in Nepal. (Wikipedia) For Size And Weight See The Last Photo If Not Written In This Description. All Photos Represent The Lot Condition. Please Read Our Terms And Conditions.