Vintage celluloid green Buddha figurine, faux jade Sitting Buddha statue, Zen altar, gift for Buddhist, Feng Shui, jadeite

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Here we have a fabulous celluloid (resin like) Buddha state made to look like jade, produced as early as the 1930s up to the midcentury, somewhat in the style of Dorothy Thorpe resin Buddhas. The material on this is so hard and mysterious, it feels almost like glass. But these celluloid statues were quite common in that 30s to 60s timeframe, and predated the more common red resin Buddha statues. One of these green ones is for sale now on 1stDibs for $280. They're quite uncommon these days.

Measures 4-1/2" tall by just under 4" across and 3" deep. Celluoid is not too unlike glass, and this piece has a couple of fleabites along the bottom edge, not visible but you can feel them. It had a lot of dust in the deep creases, which I've gently cleaned out. You don't want to be too aggressive in cleaning, as celluloid can scratch, and this piece has a few small scratches from age. But in quite good condition given the age.

A wonderful Buddha.

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