87
87
Vaishravana
distemper on cloth
Tibet
Estimate
18,00022,000
LOT SOLD. 78,000 USD
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87
Vaishravana
distemper on cloth
Tibet
Estimate
18,00022,000
LOT SOLD. 78,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Vaishravana
distemper on cloth
Tibet

The golden Vaishravana holding the victory banner in his right hand and nakula in his left, the mongoose disgorging a stream of jewels, the dharmapala clad in armour and wearing a jeweled crown and flowing scarf, riding a white snow lion with two legs bound by a golden chain, surrounded by Vaishravana’s cloud-borne entourage of Eight Lords of the Horse, ashvapati, and mythical animals within landscape, a donor to the side enthroned before an altar with royal figures above, and Vajrapani at the apex.


39 3/4 by 32 2/3 in. (101 by 83 cm.)

16th/17th Century


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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 2001, p.102, no. 36.

Catalogue Note

For paintings depicting the deity and a full discussion of iconographic details of Vaishravana and his entourage; see Kossak and Casey Singer, 1999, pp. 182-7, nos. 52, 53.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York