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Vasudhara Mandala
distemper on cloth
Nepal
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 18,000 USD
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40
Vasudhara Mandala
distemper on cloth
Nepal
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 18,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Vasudhara Mandala
distemper on cloth
Nepal
The six-armed goddess of abundance seated at the center of the lotus mandala, eight goddesses and the eight auspicious emblems depicted on the lotus petals, with narrative scenes from the Ashvagosha Avadana surrounding the palace, further mandalas above with Prajnaparamita and the Five Pancharakshas, the fragmentary lower register with Vajracharya performing puja and members of the donor family.
39 3/4 by 31 3/4 in. (101 by 81 cm.)

18th/19th Century


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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 90, no. 32.

Catalogue Note

For another Nepalese paubha depicting the subject with a full description of the Ashvagosha Avadana, the legend of Vasudhara; see Huntington and Bangdel, 2003, p, 414, no. 127. Compare narrative scenes in a 1744 Vasudhara paubha in the Zimmerman Family Collection; see Pal, 1978, pl. 119.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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