This is a Chinese style Buddha statue in the posture of calming meditation, which is made from volcanic ash (commonly called lava stone). This statue has been carved on the Island of Bali in Indonesia. This beautiful statue stands 17 inches tall, and is 12 inches wide and 8 and 1/2 inches deep. They are available in the Stone Wash gray color, as well as an "Antique Metal" finish, which is really a stone statue that has been given a finish that looks like rusted metal.
these statues have been weatherproofed, meaning that they will hold up to the elements if you decide to place them outside in your garden.