• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 814

    A thangka of Tsongkhapa in a Field of Accumulation

    TIBET, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A thangka of Tsongkhapa in a Field of Accumulation
    Tibet, circa 1800
    Tsongkhapa at center, his hands in dharmachakramudra, dressed in flowing orange robes and wearing a pointed monk's cap, flanked by lotus blossoms and backed by a aureola, with lineage teachers above and to his sides, and the field of protectors and meditational deities below, the main deities of the Gelugpa tradition depicted
    26½ x 17 in. (67.5 x 43 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Japan, 1970


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NORTHEASTERN COLLECTION