49
49
Balsojidungtsetsan
distemper on paper
Tibet
Estimate
5,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 7,800 USD
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49
Balsojidungtsetsan
distemper on paper
Tibet
Estimate
5,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 7,800 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Balsojidungtsetsan
distemper on paper
Tibet

The Bon deity standing in graceful abhanga holding a lance with pennon in his right hand and making an instructional gesture with his left.

 

 


image 5 by 2 1/2 in. (12.7 by 6.35 cm.)
folio 6 1/2 by 3 7/8 in. (16.51 by 9.9 cm.)
circa 13th Century
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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 2001, p. 170, no. 69.

Catalogue Note

The delicately drawn tsakali depicts Balsojidungtsetsan, one of thirteen Bon religious teachers offering instruction in the intermediate state between death and rebirth. Compare the posture and minimum of clothing with the bodhisattvas flanking the Jucker Amitabha, lot 48 above. Compare other Bon tsakli; see Kvaerne, 2001, pp. 130-1, pls. 45.1-2, 48.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York