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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 556

    A ritual scroll


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    A ritual scroll
    Tibet, 19th century
    Divided into twelve registers, each with varying inscriptions and instructional drawings relating to the preparation of ritual offerings, temple plan and decoration, the mandala, footwear, the seated Buddha in meditation, symbolic gifts of respect, and with the lower two registers further divided into twelve sections and each containing the adornments and ritual implements of peaceful and wrathful deities, including the vajra and ghanta, ceremonial vessels, animal skins, bone apron and skull tiara
    Opaque pigments on textile
    59¾ x 22 5/8 in. (151.7 x 56.8 cm.)

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