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    Sale 12168

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    15 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 225

    A Painting of the Medicine Buddha

    TIBET, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Painting of the Medicine Buddha
    Tibet, 18th Century
    The dark blue Buddha is seated on a lotus base upon a lion throne, holding a myrobalan fruit and begging bowl in his two hands, wearing red and orange patchwork robes, flanked by the two principal bodhisattva attendants, backed by a patterned and floral nimbus with small musician figures throughout, surrounded by various deities in a verdant landscape and dark blue sky
    40 ¾ x 28 ½ in. (103.7 x 72.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Doris Wiener, New York


    Saleroom Notice

    Christie’s and the consignors of lots 208-255 intend to donate a portion of their proceeds received from the sale of the lot to Himalayan Art Resources, a 501(c)(3) not-for profit charity. Please note that a buyers who purchase these lots will not be eligible for any charitable contribution deduction in relation to such purchase.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Christie’s and the consignors of lots 208-255 intend to donate a portion of their proceeds received from the sale of the lot to Himalayan Art Resources, a 501(c)(3) not-for profit charity. Please note that a buyers who purchase these lots will not be eligible for any charitable contribution deduction in relation to such purchase.


    Literature

    Himalayan Art Resources (himalayanart.org), item no.24086