A thangka 17th-18th century
Lot 192
A thangka of the Fifth Dalai Lama Distemper on cloth, Tibet, 17th/18th century
Sold for US$ 11,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A thangka of the Fifth Dalai Lama
Distemper on cloth, Tibet, 17th/18th century
With his right hand raised in the gesture of reassurance abhaya mudra> and his left hand resting in his lap supporting a black begging bowl, he wears a pandita hat and a meditation cloak over his patchwork robes, he sits atop a cushioned throne with a table of ritual objects in front, flanked by Sri Devi and Green Tara, and worldly protectors flanking Mahakala at the bottom. Above center is Buddha in the teaching mode flanked by a Panchen Lama and another lineage master above Ghuyasamaja and Amitabha at this shoulders.
image: 16 x 25 ¼ in. (40.6 x 64.1 cm), folio: 21 x 30 in. (53.3 x 76.2 cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private Collection, San Francisco
    Acquired in 1987

Saleroom notices

  • Please note the title should read Lobsang Palden Yeshe, the Third Panchen Lama, 18th century, not the Fifth Dalia Lama as is noted in the catalog and online.
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