17
17
Covers of a shaivite manuscript
distemper on wood
nepal
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,600 USD
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17
Covers of a shaivite manuscript
distemper on wood
nepal
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Covers of a shaivite manuscript
distemper on wood
nepal
One cover depicting Shiva and Parvati standing on Nandi and the lion, flanked by Brahma and Ganesha on the left and Vishnu and Karttrikeya on the right, the second cover with a linga and yoni at center flanked by Bhairava and Kubera, a Vajracharya making offerings, and the donor family at either side.
4 by 17 in. (10 by 43 cm.) each

17th/18th Century


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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 114, no. 46.

Catalogue Note

Compare the deities’ crown type, palette and overall style with that of the Jucker Siddhilakshmi dated 1694, and the Vishnu temple dated 1716, see lots 14 and 16 above, and two paubhas in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, dated 1679 and 1681; see Pal, 1985, pp. 220-1, nos. P25, P26.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York