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Chandra Mandala
distemper on cloth.
Nepal
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 USD
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13
Chandra Mandala
distemper on cloth.
Nepal
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Chandra Mandala
distemper on cloth.
Nepal
Chandra accompanied at the centre of a lotus mandala, with archers releasing arrows to either side of the chariot drawn by seven geese with Ambara at the reins, the sixteen petals of the lotus each with an emanation of the moon god, with a register of the Five Transcendental Buddhas above, each with their vahana, and Achala below with the family of donors and a Vajracharya performing puja.
36 1/2 by 25 1/2 in. (93 by 65 cm.)
17th century
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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 56, no. 15.

Catalogue Note

Compare the winged vidyadhara flying above the mandala and the flower patterned border surrounding the painting with those of a Vishnu temple paubha painted in Bhaktapur in 1681, now in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; see Pal, 1985, colour plate p. 73, no. P 26, p. 221.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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