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    Sale 12168

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    15 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 203

    A Painting of Buddha Shakyamuni

    EASTERN TIBET, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Painting of Buddha Shakyamuni
    Eastern Tibet, 18th Century
    With Buddha seated at center on a lion throne, flanked by monk attendants with a table of offerings before him, surrounded on both sides by elephants, snow lions, boys riding a dragon, makaras, small boys, and nagas, with a winged Garuda at top, all linked by intertwining scrolls
    22 ½ x 39 ½ in. (57.3 x 100.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Private collection, New York, acquired in New York, 2000


    Literature

    Himalayan Art Resources (himalayanart.org), item no.24116