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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 555

    A thangka of Yama Dharmaraja with Chamundi

    TIBET, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A thangka of Yama Dharmaraja with Chamundi
    Tibet, late 18th/early 19th century
    Standing atop a buffalo with his right leg raised, a skull staff in his right hand and a coiled lasso in his left, wearing bone ornaments and a garland of freshly severed heads, his buffalo face topped by a crown of skulls, accompanied by his consort Chamundi to his left, a deer skin hanging down her back, surrounded by various wrathful deities amid a backdrop of flames, with further retinue deities below
    Opaque pigments and gold on textile
    32¾ x 22 in. (83.3 x 55.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Private American Collection, acquired in the 1980s


    Pre-Lot Text

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