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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 668

    Tibet, 19th century

    A Thangka of an Indian Scholar

    Price Realised  

    Tibet, 19th century
    A Thangka of an Indian Scholar
    The scholar seated on a low throne and holding a manuscript in one hand, wearing patchwork robes and a pandita headdress, reaching for the table to his right, two attendants to the side, all set in a mountainous landscape, a stream with cranes and ducks in the foreground, ribbon-like clouds with white Manjushri
    Opaque pigments on textile
    23½ x 16 5/8 (59.7 x 42.2 cm.)


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    This thangka is from a set of nine paintings known as The Six Ornaments and Two Excellent Ones of the Southern Continent

    Pre-Lot Text

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