Fri, 16th Jul 2021 12:00

Islamic & Indian Paintings: The Dexter Collection Part II

 
  Lot 40
 

TWELVE BUDDHIST DEVOTIONAL PAINTED ICONS AND AUSPICIOUS SYMBOLS
Tibet, Nepal and Himalayan foothills, 19th and 20th century

TWELVE BUDDHIST DEVOTIONAL PAINTED ICONS AND AUSPICIOUS SYMBOLS
Tibet, Nepal and Himalayan foothills, 19th and 20th century

Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper and canvas, comprising a miscellaneous group of small rectangular painted icons from the Buddhist pantheon, like Vajrabhairava, the Destroyer of Death (Vajrayana Buddhism); figures from the Bardo Thodol, the Tibetan Book of the Dead; a seated Tara; a Gate Guardian (Dvarpala); and some of the Ashtamangala, the Eight Auspicious Signs of Buddhism, like the conch shell and the wheel (dharmachakra), the largest 16.5cm x 12cm, the smallest 8cm x 6.2cm.

(Qty: 12)

the largest 16.5cm x 12cm, the smallest 8cm x 6.2cm

Sold for £75

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