A paubha of Maharagavajra Nepal, 19th century

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Lot 7
A paubha of Maharagavajra
Nepal, 19th century

Sold for US$ 11,250 inc. premium
A paubha of Maharagavajra
Nepal, 19th century
Distemper on cloth; with five Tantric Buddhas of the Five Families flanked by female attendants in the top register above the principle deity and his consort set within an elaborate lion-protected throne, surrounded by five bodhisattvas and a bull, the lower register with a Vajracharya priest conducting a fire ritual, along with male and female donors.
23 x 19 in. (58.4 x 48.3 cm)

Footnotes

  • Compare with another, dated 1812, published in Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 78, no. 26. Also see another in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art published in Pal, Art of Nepal, Los Angeles, 1985, p. 72, no. 25.

    Published:
    HAR #41002 - http://www.himalayanart.org/image.cfm/41002.html

    Provenance:
    Private Collection, New Mexico
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A paubha of Maharagavajra Nepal, 19th century
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