• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 270

    A thangka of Buddha Shakyamuni


    Price Realised  


    A thangka of Buddha Shakyamuni
    Tibet, 18th century
    The Buddha seated in dhyanasana on a multicolored lotus, his right hand in bhumisparsa mudra and his left in dhyana mudra cradling a begging bowl, clad in saffron and red robes, his peaceful face with golden skin backed by a green halo surrounded by a throne of elephants, snow lions, and further animals, with two attendants flanking an offering table below and lamas floating above
    Opaque pigments and gold on textile
    33¾ x 21 in. (86 x 53.5 cm.)

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