• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 815

    A thangka of Buddha Amitabha

    TIBET, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    A thangka of Buddha Amitabha
    Tibet, circa 1800
    Seated on a base with hands in bhumisparsamudra holding a bowl, wearing orange flowing robes with gold brocade patterns, backed by a double aureola of blue and gold and surrounded by lotus flowers, the landscape filled with Buddhas, bodhisattvas and other deities, each seated on their own lotus throne and backed by their own aureola
    24½ x 17 in. (62.5 x 43 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Japan, 1970


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