A THANGKA DEPICTING THE SIXTH PANCHEN LAMA, LOBZANG PALDEN YESHE TIBET, LATE 18TH CENTURY | 十八世紀晚期 藏傳班禪喇嘛源流-六世班禪羅桑班丹益西貝桑布唐卡
Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
A THANGKA DEPICTING THE SIXTH PANCHEN LAMA, LOBZANG PALDEN YESHE
TIBET, LATE 18TH CENTURY
distemper on cloth and mounted on silk, depicting the seated Panchen lama in the centre with his right hand in vitarkamudra and the right holding a stack of text, flanked by divinities to the top and guardians below, amidst a landscape background portrayed with trees, flowers and rocks, the bottom lined with a Tibetan inscription
40.5 by 67.6 cm, 16 by 26⅝ in.
There are overall losses to the pigments especially along horizontal and vertical creases.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Sotheby’s New York, 24th September 1997, lot 303.