October 14, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 173
 

173

A pair of Tibetan or Nepalese needlework and appliqued silk thanka 西藏或尼泊尔唐卡两幅

The first depicting Amitabha, the second a four-armed bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara; brocade mounts, silk veils; verso of both with applied red wax seals.

H: 15 1/2 in.; W 11 in.; H: 15 1/2 in.; w: 11 in.(images); H: 37 in.; W: 24 in.; H: 39 in.; W: 23 1/2 in. (overall)

Acquired by the present owner from either from the Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, circa 1973-1975 or Kullu Manali, North India, Himachal Pradesh

Sold for $1,260
Estimated at $1,200 - $1,500


 

The first depicting Amitabha, the second a four-armed bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara; brocade mounts, silk veils; verso of both with applied red wax seals.

H: 15 1/2 in.; W 11 in.; H: 15 1/2 in.; w: 11 in.(images); H: 37 in.; W: 24 in.; H: 39 in.; W: 23 1/2 in. (overall)

Acquired by the present owner from either from the Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, circa 1973-1975 or Kullu Manali, North India, Himachal Pradesh

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