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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1405

    A thangka of Green Tara

    TIBET, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A thangka of Green Tara
    Tibet, circa 18th century
    Depicting the goddess seated on a multicolored lotus rising from the sea, clad in a striped dhoti, foliate jewelry, and billowing sash, her placid face backed by a red halo, in an airy landscape with further Green Taras and Amitayus above
    Opaque pigments and gold on textile
    28¼ x 20 in. (72.5 x 51 cm.)


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    Provenance

    W. Uhde Collection, Germany, before 1973


    Exhibited

    On loan to the Völkerkundemuseum, Heidelberg, 1984-2008