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Silk Thangka

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1151
Sold for:
$10,665$9,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Silk Thangka, Tibet, 19th century, finely embroidered with the seated figure of eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara with each of her eight hands holding an attribute, aureole to the back, and surrounded by small Buddhist figures amidst clouds, 49 x 31 in.
Estimate $300-500

Good condition, some loose threads

Keywords

Tibet, Aureola, Bodhisattvas, Buddhism, Christian iconography, Silk, Thangka, Tibetan art

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