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    Sale 12172

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    13 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 278

    A group of six thangkas

    TIBET, 18TH CENTURY OR LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A group of six thangkas
    Tibet, 18th century or later
    Depicting:
    (a): Accumulation of the Field of Merit
    (b): Mo Lha (published, pp.78-79, cat.24)
    (c): Buddha Shakyamuni with life stories
    (d): Mandala of Vajrabhairava (published, pp.14-15, cat.1)
    (e): Vajrayogini (published, pp.52-53, cat.15)
    (f): Vaisravana
    Opaque pigments on cloth
    22 ½ x 18 in. (57 x 46 cm.), the smallest
    47 ½ x 8 ¼ in. (121 x 21 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