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Thangka Depicting the Four-armed Avalokitesvara

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
427
Sold for:
$98$80

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3025B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Thangka Depicting the Four-armed Avalokitesvara, Tibet, 19th century, seated on a lotus throne surrounded with other deities, an elephant, and Buddhist symbols, inscribed to reverse, distemper on cotton, framed and glazed, painting 27 x 18 in.
Estimate $300-500

not examined out of glass, loss of pigment, severe discoloration, traces of water damage, buckling, creases, minor tears.


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Keywords

Tibet, AvalokiteĊ›vara, Bodhisattvas, Buddhism, Buddhist symbolism, Buddhist tantras, Distemper, Indian religions, Padma, Thangka, Tibetan art, Visual arts, Yidams

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