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Vasudhara Mandala
distemper on cloth
Nepal
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 24,000 USD
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24
Vasudhara Mandala
distemper on cloth
Nepal
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 24,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Vasudhara Mandala
distemper on cloth
Nepal

Vasudhara flanked by red Avalokiteshvara and green Vajrapani at the centre of the mandala palace further occupied by deities and figures bearing sacks of jewels and long life vases and caskets, the four-gated palace surrounded by a ring of lotus petals and flames, all against a blue scrollwork background with auspicious emblems and Pancharaksha goddesses, the upper register with Transcendental Buddhas, with a stupa below flanked by a Vajracharya performing puja with the family of donors.


35 by 28 3/4 in. (89 by 73 cm.)
1777
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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 72, no. 23.

Catalogue Note

The inscription records that in samvat 897 (1777) the mandala was made by the donor Shri Bhiksu Padmanandaju and his wife, and the numerous family of Shri Kitipamnya Mahavihara.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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