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Lot 44: A Tibetan Thangka of Yama Dharmaraja

The Winter Auction

by Leland Little Auctions

December 2, 2016

Hillsborough, NC, USA

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  • A Tibetan Thangka of Yama Dharmaraja
  • A Tibetan Thangka of Yama Dharmaraja
  • A Tibetan Thangka of Yama Dharmaraja
  • A Tibetan Thangka of Yama Dharmaraja
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Description: 19th century, black silk ground with red, white, and gilt decoration, he stands with his feet askance on figures over a lotus base, he holds a vajra chopper in his hand up in the air and a skull cup in his other, a necklace of decapitated heads around his neck, his face is ferocious with bared fangs and bulging eyes surmounted by a skull tiara, backed by a flaming aureole, with Buddhist deities above and below, with mountains to the left and right, professionally framed under glass, not examined outside of the frame.
SS 29.75 x 20.25 in.
DOA 43.25 x 33.25 in.
Christie's, Sale 2409, Amsterdam, Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art, April 13, 1999.
Property of a Gentleman

Condition Report: Rubbing to outer edges of cloth; some pigment loss consistent with age and likely rolled storage, but does not detract from the overall image.

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