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    Sale 12172

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    13 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 288

    A group of six thangkas

    TIBET, 18TH CENTURY OR LATER

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    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A group of six thangkas
    Tibet, 18th century or later
    Depicting:
    (a): Amitabha Buddha in Pureland
    (b): Padmasambhava
    (c): Mandala of Eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara
    (d): Accumulation of the Field of Merit (published, pp.56-57, cat.16)
    (e): Amitayus with consort
    (f): White Tara
    Opaque pigments on cloth
    19 x 13 3/8 in. (48.5 x 34 cm.), the smallest
    31 7/8 x 22 ¾ in. (81 x 58 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