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Seven Small Thangkas

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Seven Small Thangkas, Tibet, 18th to 20th century, one depicting Amitabha Buddha seated on a lotus with an alms bowl in his left palm, with two seals to right bottom corner; one White Tara with seven eyes; one Dorje Sempa seated on a lotus; one a Buddha figure standing with alms bowl in his palms; one a Buddha figure standing on a lotus, mounted on cardboard; and one Garuda with stretched wings; and one holding twenty tsakli images in a table with five rows and four columns, mostly distemper on cotton except the last one, sizes to 19 x 12 7/8 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Amitabha with severe toning, multiple tears, loss of details and pigments, White Tara with a streak of grime to the left bottom, Dorje Sempa with loss of pigments, paperwork with multiple creases, tears, and toning, others with stains, minor creases, and pigment losses.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Tibet, Amitābha, Bodhisattvas, Buddhahood, Buddhism, Buddhist symbols, Gautama Buddha, Indian iconography, Indian religions, Religion, Thangka, Tibetan art, Vajrasattva

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