This is a large and substantial Lucky Buddha statue. Called Budai in Chinese, Hotei in Japanese, this happy looking man is thought to have been an actual 10th century Zen Buddhist monk. He's believed to have been an unusual, unique Zen figure in that happiness, generosity, and good cheer were central to his teaching. Beautiful faux antiqued bronze finish, with prayer beads and bag of plenty. Thought to bring good luck, happiness, cheer, and wealth. ...