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Thangka Depicting Six-armed Mahakala

Auction:
3084B
Lot:
100
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3084B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 16, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Thangka Depicting Six-armed Mahakala, Tibetan China, 20th century, in yab-yum, surrounded by eight incarnations, all against a flamed halo, ink, color, and gold on fabric, framed and glazed, painting 27 3/4 x 20 7/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

craquelure to painted pigments, stain to upper left corner.


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

Buddhism, Buddhist practices, Buddhist tantras, Halo, Indian religions, Mahākāla, Thangka, Tibetan art, Vajrayana, Yab-Yum

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