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    Sale 12454

    The Dani & Anna Ghigo Collection: Part II: Oriental Carpets, European Furniture, Works of Art & Tapestries, Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Works of Art

    12 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 295

    THREE THANGKAS OF SADAKSHARILOKESHVARA, EKADASHALOKESHVARA AND AMITABHA

    TIBET, 19TH CENTURY

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    THREE THANGKAS OF SADAKSHARILOKESHVARA, EKADASHALOKESHVARA AND AMITABHA
    TIBET, 19TH CENTURY
    The first depicting Sadaksharilokeshvara with a white body, seated in vajrasana on a lotus base, the four corners with Vajrasattva, Sadaksharilokeshvara, Manjusri and Vajrapani, in brocade mounting; another with Ekadashalokeshvara, standing on a lotus base, his principle hands in anjalimudra, the others radiating around his body, with eleven heads, surrounded by the eight Syamataras, a lower register with Vajrapani, in brocade mounting; the last with the red Amitabha surrounded by many figures and seated in the Western Paradise
    22 7/8 x 16 ½ in. (58 x 42 cm.); 20 ½ x 17 in. ( 57 x 43 cm.); 28 x 20 in. (71 x 51 cm.); each framed and glazed


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    Provenance

    Ekada lokeshvara acquired in London, 11 November 1978.
    The other two paintings acquired before 1981.