Religious Sculpture(258 items)
Explore NOVICA's Religious Sculptures Collection. Discover handpainted folk art statues of saints, serene hand-carved Buddhas, collectible nativities and other unique designs created using centuries-old craft techniques. These distinctive sculptures showcase the iconographic imagery of global religious belief systems in their unique designs handcrafted by artisans from around the world.
Featured Reviews on Religious Sculpture
Beautiful work of art and inspiration
This piece exceeded my expectations. It is beautiful; great attention to detail and the colors are vibrant. It is inspiring!
A Cherished Reminder of Our Love
I am fascinated by the folk-art simplicity of the figures in this set. They perfectly capture the spirit of love and peace that the Nativity represents. I bought it as a Christmas gift for my wife two years ago. She adored it; and now that she has died, I treasure it as a reminder of her and our 40 years of shared love.
Beautiful Piece of Art
This is a beautfully crafted sculpture of Saint Francis of Assisi. Great quality and the colors are gorgeous. Very unique. Muchas gacias!
Wayan Rendah Wood sculptures
The artistry of Wayan Rendah has been featured in numerous periodicals, including Sunset magazine. "It gives me great pleasure when one of my statues inspires somebody," the artist says.
I was born in Bali on June 17, 1973. I'm the oldest of seven children in a family consisting of four brothers and three sisters. I started to learn to sculpt at the age of eight when I was still in primary school, learning from... read more
Popular Religious Sculpture
Small Bronze Buddha Figurines (Set of 3), "Buddha Blessings"$77.99
Three diminutive monks all bear the visage of the Balinese Buddha in this charming figurine set by Adi Noviantara of Bali. The three small statuettes are crafted of bronze, each with a different-colored robe. Each figure has their hands held in a different mudra. The mudra, used as a greeting or salutation; the mudra, a gesture of deep meditation or concentration; and the mudra, symbolic of protection and peace.
Meditative Suar Wood Buddha Sculpture from Indonesia, "Enlightened Buddha"$134.99
Holding one hand in a symbol of meditation, Buddha sits in a cross-legged position, enlightened. Indonesian artisan Wayan Rendah creates this depiction of Buddha, which he carefully carves by hand from suar wood with a beautiful natural grain. The attention to detail lavished over Buddha's hair and flowing clothes is simply stunning.
Handcrafted Christian Theme Christmas Retablo Diorama, "Blue Andean Christmas"$39.99
Watching over their tiny son, Mary and Joseph smile as shepherds worship in the blue Andean night. Beneath, an Andean hat shop offers sombreros for sale. Alejandro Chávez portrays the scenes on two levels in three dimensions. This traditional diorama is known as a each figurine is modeled and painted by hand.