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The Ivory Collection
The Internet's most extensive collection of ivory Buddha statues collected over several decades.
Many are signed by noted okimono artists as Gyokuzan, Mitsuji, Yoshiyuki, & Meigyoku.
Many statues are centuries old and originate from several different countries.
See the brief introduction for more info on Buddha Sakyamuni in Asian Art.
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The Ivory Collection is available for purchase by serious investors.
Individual pieces not for sale.
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Click to see 1200x1024 resolution - The Ivory Buddha Council sits in daily meditation focusing energy on a center vortex in an ongoing effort to bring about world peace and harmony between east and west
The Ivory Buddha Council - click to see high res image and more information about ivory carving as an art form

Japanese ivory (3.3 in. tall) - 19th C signed by the artist - Museum masterpiece
Japanese Ivory
 
Meiji Japanese Ivory Buddha (2.75 in. tall) - 19th C  signed by the artist - carved in the image of the great buddha of Kamakura - Museum masterpiece
Japanese Ivory
(Daibutsu of Kamakura)

Meiji Japanese Ivory Buddha (2.5 in. tall) - 19th C signed Gyokuzan - Museum masterpiece
Japanese Ivory
 

small Japanese ivory Buddha (2.1 in. tall) - 19th C signed by the artist Meigyoku - finest Museum masterpiece
Japanese Ivory
large Japanese ivory Buddha with wonderful patina in pristine condition (3.6 in. tall)  - 19th C  signed by the artist Yoshiyuki - finest Museum masterpiece
Japanese Ivory
Japanese ivory Buddha - 19th C  signed by the artist - finest Museum masterpiece (2.7 in. tall)  with incredible detail - early 19th C
Japanese Ivory

small Japanese ivory Buddha with wonderful patina (2 in. tall)  - 19th C  signed by the artist - Museum masterpiece
Japanese Ivory
Museum Quality Japanese ivory okimono Buddha with deep golden patina and fine crosshatch graining (2.6 in. tall)
Japanese Ivory
Fine Meiji Japanese ivory okimono Buddha with deep golden patina and fine crosshatch graining (2.7 in. tall) - 19th C  signed by the artist Yoshiyuki - fine Museum masterpiece - not yet pictured in the ivory council photo above
Japanese Ivory

Ivory Okimono - Japanese Buddha (2 in. tall) - 19th C signed Mitsuji
Japanese Ivory Okimono
Japanese Ivory Standing Amitabha Buddha (9 in. tall) - late 19th C signed on bottom by the artist
Japanese Ivory
Ivory Okimono - Japanese Buddha (3 in. tall) - 19th C
Japanese Ivory Okimono
Ivory Okimono - Japanese Buddha (2 in. tall) - 19th C
Japanese Ivory Okimono

Ivory Okimono - Japanese Buddha (2 in. tall) - early 20th C signed by the artist
Japanese Ivory Okimono
small antique Japanese ivory Buddha (2.5 in. tall) - early 20th C signed by the artist
Japanese Ivory Okimono
small antique Japanese ivory Buddha (2.5 in. tall) - late 19th  C signed by the artist
Japanese Ivory Okimono

small Japanese ivory Buddha with  deep golden patina and fine graining (1.75 in. tall)  - 19th C  signed by the artist
Japanese Ivory
Japanese ivory Buddha (3 in. tall) early 20th C  signed by the artist
Japanese Ivory
small Japanese ivory Buddha with wonderful golden patina (2 in. tall)
Japanese Ivory

small Chinese ivory Buddha (2.5 in. tall)
Chinese Ivory
Fine Chinese Ivory okimono Buddha (2 in. tall)  Contemporary - Mammoth Ivory
Chinese Ivory
Ivory - Small Japanese ivory Buddha (1.25 in. tall) - late 19th C signed by the artist
Japanese Ivory

Ivory - tiny Japanese ivory Buddha (1 in. tall) with incredible detail - early 20th C  signed by the artist
Japanese Ivory Miniature
Small Japanese okimono ivory Buddha (1.5 in. tall) - signed by the artist late 19th C
Japanese Ivory
small Japanese ivory Buddha (1.75 in. tall)
Japanese Ivory

Ivory Okimono - Japanese Buddha (2.4 in. tall) - early 20th C signed by the artist
Japanese Ivory Okimono
Ivory Okimono - Japanese Buddha (3 in. tall) - early 20th C signed by the artist
Jap. Ivory Okimono
small antique Japanese ivory Buddha (2 in. tall) - early 20th C very fine carving with small semi-precious stone as ushnisha and signed by the artist
Japanese Ivory Okimono

small Japanese ivory Buddha with wonderful golden patina (2.6 in. tall)
Japanese Ivory
Japanese ivory Buddha (3 in. tall) late 19th C  signed by the artist
Japanese Ivory

Fine vintage Japanese Ivory Kwan-Yin Netsuke with exceptional detail
Japanese Ivory Netsuke
Ivory Buddha head - Chinese? 20th C
Ivory Buddha head
Fine vintage Japanese Ivory Netsuke with exceptional detail
Japanese Ivory Netsuke

Ivory Netsuke - Japanese Buddha 20th C
Japanese Ivory Netsuke
small Chinese ivory Buddha (5 in. tall)
Chinese Ivory
Ivory Netsuke - Japanese Kwanyin 20th C
Japanese Ivory Netsuke

Carved Ivory Salt and Pepper shakers  with amazing detail and screw-off caps (4.5 in. tall) - 1st half 20th C
Ivory Salt and Pepper Shakers
Ivory Buddha earrings - 20th C
Ivory Buddha Earrings

Chinese Ivory Buddha early 20th C - very fine detail (10 in. long)
Chinese Ivory Reclining Buddha


Other Ivory Buddhas and Deities

Fine Antique Ivory Thai Buddha seated in meditation posture or dhyana mudra (4 in. tall) - 19th C
Thai Ivory
Exquisite standing Thai Ivory Buddha (3.5 in. tall) - 20th C
Thai Ivory
Fine Ivory Thai Buddha seated in earth witness posture (2.5 in. tall) - 20th C
Thai Ivory

Fine vintage Indian ivory Buddha seated in 'Gesture of Debate' or 'discussion' mudra or vitarka mudra (4 in. tall)
Indian Ivory
vintage Indian ivory Buddha seated in 'Gesture of Fearlessness' or 'blessing'  or abhaya mudra (5 in. tall) within an ornate aureole - early 20th C
Indian Ivory
Small exquisite vintage Indian ivory Buddha seated in 'teaching posture' or dharmacakrapravartana mudra (2.4 in. tall)
Indian Ivory
Fine Indian ivory Buddha seated in 'Gesture of Fearlessness' or 'blessing'  or abhaya mudra (3.5 in. tall) - late 19th C
Indian Ivory


Extraordinary lifelike vintage Indian ivory Buddha seated in 'Gesture of Fearlessness' or 'blessing'  or abhaya mudra (7 in. tall) - early 20th C
Indian Ivory
Old rare Cambodian ivory Buddha (3 in. tall) seated in discussion posture or vitarka mudra - late 19th C
Cambodian Ivory
Fine ivory Buddha from Burma (4 in. tall) seated in earth witness posture or bhumisparsha mudra - late 19th C
Burmese Ivory
Fine Ceylonese Ivory Buddha seated in meditation posture or dhyana mudra (3 in. high) - early 20th C
Ceylonese Ivory

Chinese Ivory Netsuke with hands in namaskara mudra, aka namaste position
Chinese Ivory
Exceptional Meiji period Ivory Buddha Shrine - (4 in. tall)
Japanese Ivory Shrine
Extremely fine Ming Style ivory buddhas (5 in. tall) - 19th C
Chinese Ivory - Ming Style

Elephant Ivory Kwanyin -  female Boddhisattva  - museum quality (9 in. tall) 19th C masterpiece
Ivory Kwanyin
Elephant Ivory Kwanyin -  female Boddhisattva  - museum quality  (9 in. tall) - early 20th C
Ivory Kwanyin
Carved and scrimshaw engraved elephant bone Kwanyin riding on Elephant with ivory detail (24 in. tall)- 19th century
Ivory & Bone Kwanyin
Elephant Ivory vintage Kwanyin  masterpiece - (8 in. tall)
Ivory Kwanyin

Hippo Ivory Kwanyin pendant - female Boddhisattva - 20th C
Ivory Kwanyin
Elephant Ivory Kwanyin pendant - female Boddhisattva - 20th C
Ivory Kwanyin
Elephant Ivory Kwanyin pendant - female Boddhisattva - 20th C
Ivory Kwanyin

Ivory carving of the Indian deity Saraswati the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music and the creative arts... also goddess of speech - museum quality  (3.5 in tall)
Ivory Saraswati
Ivory carving of the Indian deity Ganesh - Remover of Obstacles, the god of domestic harmony and of success and most beloved and revered of all the Hindu gods - museum quality (3.5 in tall)
Ivory Ganesh
Ivory carving of the Indian deity Krishna, eighth avatar or reincarnation of the god Vishnu, the major god of Hinduism.  Krishna, the great lover, is also one of the most popular Hindu gods, often pictured playing his flute - museum quality (3.5 in tall)
Ivory Krishna

Antique Ivory carved dragon  - museum quality  (10 in. long)
Ivory Dragon


AUM (aka OM), the Sacred Sound and Symbol of Inclusive Spirituality
Namu Amida Butsu


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