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    Sale 12172

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    13 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 289

    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): Amitabha Buddha in Pureland
    (b): Buddha Shakyamuni with life stories
    (c): The 1st Karmapa, Dusum Khyenpa (published, pp.70-71, cat.21)
    (d): The God of Females among the five personal gods
    (e): Ushnishavijaya (published, pp.82-83, cat.26)
    Opaque pigments on cloth
    13 x 10 ¼ in. (33 x 26 cm.), the smallest
    33 ¾ x 24 ¾ in. (86 x 63 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
    (c): pp.70-71, cat.21
    (e): pp.82-83, cat.26