• May 18, 2021

‘Trump Buddha’ Statue Sells Out after Chinese Sculptor Lists Online

 ‘Trump Buddha’ Statue Sells Out after Chinese Sculptor Lists Online

By Craig Bannister | March 12, 2021]

While Donald Trump may not be known for his meditation skills, a Chinese sculptor’s statues of the former president meditating in a Buddha-like pose on the floor have sold out after going viral.

“A furniture maker and decorator in China created a stir — and inspired copycats — by casting a ceramic sculpture of the former president in a meditative pose that evokes the Buddha,” The New York Times reports.

The Trump Buddha is the brainchild of Chinese sculptor Hong Jinshi, who attributes his creation to his sense of whimsy:

“It may have something to do with my personality. I love teasing people and making jokes. [Trump] is still having fights with all kinds of this and that every day. So I think this image is exactly the opposite extreme of him and his personality.”

The price of the sculpture can exceed six hundred dollars, depending on the size of the statue ordered, NotTheBee.com reports:

“The $150 version of the statue is about 6 inches tall, and the $610 version is 18 inches tallYes, my friends, for just over six hundred bucks, you could have a foot-and-a-half Trump Buddha sitting on your dining room table.”


“Hong says he made about 100 of the statues and listed them on the e-commerce site Taobao, where they quickly went viral and sold out.”

Sculptor Hong Jinshi proudly poses with his creation.

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