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Buddhist Painting Depicting Avalokitesvara with Eight Arms and Eyes

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
463
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Buddhist Painting Depicting Avalokitesvara with Eight Arms and Eyes, Tibetan China, 20th century, sitting cross-legged on a lotus pedestal, flanked to the left by a female offering a ball with an eye, a male in prayer to the right, gilt and sketched details, inscribed in Sanskrit on the reverse, ink and color on fabric, backed with paper, 27 3/4 x 15 1/2 in.

Provenance: Estate of Dorothy Braude Edinburg.
The estate of Dorothy Braude Edinburg
Estimate $300-500

water damages, stains, minor loss of gilt details.


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Keywords

Dorothy Braude Edinburg, AvalokiteĊ›vara, Bodhisattvas, Braude, Buddhism, Edinburg, Texas, Yidams

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