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A gold-ground thangka of Ushnishavijaya
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE PHILADELPHIA COLLECTION
A gold-ground thangka of Ushnishavijaya

TIBET, 18TH CENTURY

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A gold-ground thangka of Ushnishavijaya
Tibet, 18th century
The white-skinned three-faced goddess seated over a lotus base at center, her primary hands in dharmachakramudra and holding a kalasa, image of Buddha, capa and sara in her six other hands, surrounded by hundreds of smaller depictions of the same figure, all on a gold background
Opaque pigments and gold on textile
27½ x 18½ in. (68.5 x 47 cm.)
Provenance
Private Collection, Philadelphia, acquired in 1970

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