1406 Antique Tibet Thangka with Silk Embroidery

Amazing Old Tibetan Buddhist Thangka with  Silk Embroidery

 

White Tara with four arms depicted in this artwork. Also present are four Arhats.

Size with the brocade borders: 42 x 60 inches

Size of the embroidery: 28 x 40 inches

 Embroidered Thangkas are extremely uncommon.

 

Estimated to be from the late 1800s / early 1900s

 

OTHER NOTABLE EXAMPLES:

Vajrapani at the Rubin Museum, New York

 Rubin Museum

 

Christie's Auction House - Similar size - Similar Subject - 2007 Sale

 

Sotheby's Auction House - Similar Size - 2015 sale

 

 

PRICE ON REQUEST

 

 

 


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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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