13 September 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 22,500
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
A group of five thangkas
Tibet, 18th century or later
(a): Vajrabhairava (published, pp.48-49, cat.13)
(b): Eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara (published, pp.44-45, cat.11)
(c): Amitabha Buddha
(d): Amitayus Buddha
(e): Dorje Drolo (published, p.68, cat.20-2)
Opaque pigments on cloth
22 x 16 in. (56 x 41 cm.), the smallest
45 5/8 x 32 5/8 in. (116 x 83 cm.), the largest
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Acquired in the 1980s.
Property from the Museum of Korean Buddhist Art
Thangka of Tibet: Beyond Life and Death, Museum of Korean Buddhist Art, Seoul, 2005
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