• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 271

    A thangka of Sitatapatra

    TIBET, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A thangka of Sitatapatra
    Tibet, 18th century
    The central white deity with an innumerable number of heads and limbs standing over various animals and deities on a lotus throne, holding various attributes including a Dharma wheel and the gold handle of a parasol, her flesh covered in eyes, wearing brightly-colored robes and various adornments, surrounded by monks with other celestial beings above and various deities below
    Opaque pigments on textile
    27¼ x 18 in. (69.2 x 45.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Japanese Collection since 1970s