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Samvara Vajravarahi Mandala
Distemper on cloth
Tibet
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 33,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
59
Samvara Vajravarahi Mandala
Distemper on cloth
Tibet
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 33,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Samvara Vajravarahi Mandala
Distemper on cloth
Tibet
The blue six-armed deity embracing his prajna Vajravarahi at the center of his mandala palace, surrounded by a flaming circle of charnel ground scenes each divided by rivers, Chakrasamvara and Hevajra below, Guhyamanjuvajra and Guhyasamaja above, each yidam accompanied by dancing dakinis, a register above of monks, siddhas and Vajradhara and Vajravarahi, and a double register of deities beneath.
18 1/4 by 14 in. (46.4 by 35.6 cm.)
14th/15th Century
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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 2001, p. 156, no. 62

Catalogue Note

The painting style is Nepalese typified by the vibrant reds and blues and the charmingly animated scenes. The work probably would have been comissioned by the Sakya Order, traditional patrons of the Nepalese artist community in Tibet.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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