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Lot 42: A Tibetan Thangka of a Lama
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
18th century, with his hands in vitarka mudra, holding a lotus flower in his left hand, wearing a red robe decorated with gold rosettes and orange robe draped over, a peaked golden yellow cap with long lappets falling onto his shoulders, and green halo around his head, he is seated on a pair of cushions with an inscription in gold underneath, framed under glass, not examined outside of frame.
SS 19 x 13.25 in.
DOA 32 x 26.5 in.
Sotheby's, Sale 7281, New York, Asian Decorative Works of Art, March 26, 1999.
Property of a Gentleman
Condition Report: Lined with cloth backing; some loss to original cloth in upper right and lower right corners; black flecks of pigment; water staining; pigment loss from age.