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    Sale 12172

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    13 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 287

    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): Heruka
    (b): Amitabha Buddha (published, pp.28-29, cat.6)
    (c): A Mandala
    (d): Tonpa Shenrab
    (e): Shakyamuni Buddha
    Opaque pigments on cloth
    16 x 11 ¾ in. (41 x 30 cm.), the smallest
    39 ¼ x 29 in. (100 x 74 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


    Literature

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