Lot N: 159

Arte Himalayana

A thangka depicting Avalokitesvara in the Potalaka Pure Land Sino/Tibet, 18th century

42 x 58 cm

Object type Opere su tela/tavola


Period Arte Himalaya


An elegant thangka depicting the Bodhisattva of Compassion in his four-arm variant Sadaksari-Lokesvara, embellished with lavish jewellery, he holds in his two hands extended outwards the mala rosary and a lotus flower. The others close to his chest in manidharamudra, enclose the jewel of desire, cintamani. Seated with his legs in padmasana he is set inside a splendid white and orange pagoda which encloses ten other figures in prayer, whilst outside the palace walls, some small monks seem to be in pilgrimage towards the main entrance. Provenance: Private Collection Turin, Italy.

Starting Price: Euro 2.000,00

Sold at: Euro 3.100,00

Estimate: Euro 4.000,00 / 5.000,00


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