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Two Terra-cotta Amulets and a Thangka

Auction:
3132T
Lot:
1327
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 3132T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two Terra-cotta Amulets and a Thangka, China, the two amulets with seated Avalokitesvara and a Medicine Buddha triad, ht. to 2 3/4; and the thangka depicting Mahakala against a black background, fabric mat, painting 15 1/4 x 10 in.

Asian Art Online
Estimate $300-500


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

China, Amulet, AvalokiteĊ›vara, Buddhist tantras, Mahakala, Textile arts, Thangka, Tibetan art, Tibetan Buddhism, Tibetan culture, Vajrayana

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