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Thangka Hanging Scroll Depicting a Triad of Amitayus

Auction:
3009T
Lot:
1505
Sold for:
$197$160

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Auction:
Discovery - 3009T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 17, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Thangka Hanging Scroll Depicting a Triad of Amitayus, Tibetan China, 19th century, with three-headed eight-armed Amitayus seated in a stupa in the center, flanked with two Tara deities seated above, distemper on cotton, mounted in a glazed frame, painting approx. 9 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

prevalent losses of pigment and details, multiple creases, wears and tears to fabric matte.


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Keywords

Amitābha, Buddhism, Indian religions, Stupa, Thangkas, Tibetan art, Tibetan culture

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