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    Sale 2818

    EUROPEAN NOBLE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 544

    A Tibetan Thang.ka depicting Tsong.kha.pa

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Tibetan Thang.ka depicting Tsong.kha.pa
    19th Century
    Tsong.kha.pa is seated in vajrasana on a lotus, his hands in dharmachakra mudra, his face with meditative expression, head and body halo, flanked by khadga, the flaming sword, and pustaka, the book symbolising transcendental wisdom, two Patma Samblava sitting beside him, monks and a wordly figure seated below surrounding the wheel of wisdom, in brocade mounting
    62 x 37 cm.


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