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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1408

    A blackground thangka of Begtse Chen

    MONGOLIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A blackground thangka of Begtse Chen
    Mongolia, 18th/19th century
    Depicting the red-faced wrathful deity holding a human heart to his growling mouth and a flaming sword in his upraised hand, dressed in full armor and a flowing cloak richly detailed in gold, with Amitabha, Padmasambhava, and Bramarupa above, and Rahula and the five healing sisters below
    Opaque pigments and gold on textile
    39 x 28¼ in. (99 x 72 cm.)


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