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    Sale 12172

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    13 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 277

    A group of five thangkas

    TIBET, 18TH CENTURY OR LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A group of five thangkas
    Tibet, 18th century or later
    Depicting:
    (a): Bhaishajyaguru
    (b): Shenlha Okar (published, pp.90-91, cat.29)
    (c): Amitabha Buddha
    (d): Heruka with consort
    (e): Thousand-armed Avalokiteshvara
    Opaque pigments on cloth
    23 ¼ x 16 ½ in. (59 x 42 cm.), the smallest
    39 ¾ x 29 ½ in. (101 x 75 cm.), the largest


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1980s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Museum of Korean Buddhist Art
    The following thirteen lots are Himalayan paintings from the Museum of Korean Buddhist Art in Seoul, several of which have been published in the Museum's catalogue Thangka of Tibet: Beyond Life and Death in 2005. All lots are sold without reserve.


    Literature

    Thangka of Tibet: Beyond Life and Death, Museum of Korean Buddhist Art, Seoul, 2005