13 September 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 40,000
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A group of six thangkas
Tibet, 18th century or later
(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)
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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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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