Lot 47: A Tibetan Thangka of Vajrapani
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
the benevolent protector of Buddhism is depicted wearing a five skull crown, holding a vajra in one hand and a chalice in the other, striding over two bodies under a fiery aureole, three lamas overhead and a lama with attendants below, framed under glass, back left exposed through frame to exhibit hand prints and Tibetan inscriptions, not examined outside of the frame.
DOA 26.5 x 20.75 in.
Property of a Gentleman
Condition Report: Vertical damp stain to the left of the central figure; pigment loss from age.