Burhany Zurags are small personalised portable version of Thangkas.
Each Burhany Zurag is created for an individual and a depicts a deity invoked for specific purpose based on astrology.
Painted on cloth these are carried around by the individual in an encasement.
This is larger than the normal Burhany Zurag Thangka.
One half of the artwork is worn out as can be seen from the photos.
Estimated to be from the early 1800s, Mongolia
Painting on the right: 64 x 69mm
Painting in the middle: 80mm x 67mm
Painting on the left: 69 x 80mm
Frame: 35 x 41cm
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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