Avalotikesvara
Lot 163
A thangka of Avalotikesvara Distemper on cloth, Bhutan, 19th century
US$ 3,000 - 5,000
£1,800 - 3,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A thangka of Avalotikesvara
Distemper on cloth, Bhutan, 19th century
With four arms holding a mala and lotus blossom and the primary pair joined at the heart, wearing a green scarf over the antelope skin and a lower garment of green and red gold embroidered silks, seated on a white lotus platform and framed by a gold-rimmed blue areola and orange nimbus, with Manjushri and Vajrapani in the front flanking precious jewels and ritual implements. Mounted and stretched with Japanese brocades.
Image: 28 x 21 in. (81.3 x 53.4 cm)

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  • Provenance:
    Private Collection, Los Angeles
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  1. Edward Wilkinson
    Specialist - Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
    Bonhams
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