Sale 16AS02 | Lot 13

Tibetan Thangka Depicting Tsongkapa

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 13
Tibetan Thangka Depicting Tsongkapa
Early 19th century
Seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne with his hands in dharmachakramudra while holding the stems of two lotus supporting the wisdom sword and Prajnaparamita book, clad in heavy billowing robes, the face with a serene expression surmounted by a pointed cap and backed by a nimbus, amid fruiting branches, and various deities, framed. Sight 24 x 16 inches.


Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $5,625 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Overall areas of vertical and diagonal creasing with associated pigment loss. What appears to be a water stain down the left side, Silk mounting slightly faded. Not examined out of frame.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $5,625 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

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