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    Sale 12172

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    13 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 282

    A group of two thangkas

    TIBET, 18TH CENTURY OR LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A group of two thangkas
    Tibet, 18th century or later
    Depicting:
    (a): Vajrasattva with consort (published, pp.66-67, cat.20-21)
    (b): King of Shambhala (published, p.69, cat.20-3)
    Opaque pigments on cloth
    22 x 16½ in. (56 x 42 cm.), each


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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