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    Sale 12172

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    13 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 280

    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
    Opaque pigments on cloth
    Depicting:
    (a): Buddha Shakyamuni with life stories
    (b): Vajrapani (published, p.51, cat.14)
    (c): Shakyamuni Buddha (published, pp.18-19, cat.2)
    (d): Amitayus Buddha
    (e): Ushnishavijaya (published, pp.80-81, cat.25)
    (f): Padmasambhava
    24 ¾ x 17 ¼ in. (63 x 44 cm.), the smallest
    34 ¼ x 23 ¼ in. (87 x 59 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