1102 Antique Miniature Thangka Burhany Zurag Mongolia Buddhist Art

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Miniature Thangka, Burhany Zurag, 19th century

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
Frame:  35 x 41cm
Painting: 10 x 12cm


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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