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Thangka Depicting Amitabha Buddha in Sukhavati

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
534
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Thangka Depicting Amitabha Buddha in Sukhavati, Tibetan China, 19th century, flanked by White and Green Taras, seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne placed on an architectural base in a temple, surrounded with other deities at various activities, ink and color on cotton, matted in brocade fabric and framed, painting 28 3/4 x 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

pigment losses along folds, trace of water damage particularly to fabric mat, loss of details.


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Keywords

Amitābha, Buddhas, Buddhism, Indian religions, Newar, Pure Land Buddhism, Religion, Sukhavati, Tara, Thangka, Tibetan art

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