125
125
Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara
distemper on cloth
Bhutan or Tibet
Estimate
8,00012,000
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125
Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara
distemper on cloth
Bhutan or Tibet
Estimate
8,00012,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara
distemper on cloth
Bhutan or Tibet
Seated in a simple landscape surrounded by Taras, Lhamo and Sarasvati, with Machig Labdron below, red-capped Kagyu lamas with tantric masters above, painted with gold line and a minimum of color on a field of silver.
20 3/4 by 15 1/2 in. (52.5 by 39.25 cm.)
18th century
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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 2001, p. 50, no. 11

Catalogue Note

The tantric masters portrayed upper left and right may be the same lineage that appears in other Bhutanese paintings and in the Jucker Manjugosha, lot 121, and in the Samvara mandala, lot 123, possibly indicating a Bhutanese provenance for this rare silver ground thanka.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York