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TIBETAN THANGKA OF CHEMCHOK HERUKA PAINTING: Central, hand painted panel depicting Chemchok Heruka in Sexual Union with His Consort. Outstanding painting on fabric surrounded by a border of panels with silk brocade and gold and silver threads with images of dragons, Thangka: 24"h x 15.5"w, framed: This piece was appraised in 2008 for $3000USD for insurance purposes. The appraisal was part of a much larger USPAP ISA Estate Appraisal of fine art and antiques (selections offered throughout this auction) and a copy of the cover page and these listings will be included with the lot. Frederic C. 'Fritz' Wallace (1904 - 2014, Germany, America) was born in Munich, Germany and immigrated to the United States in 1938 and served with the Army for three years in the 'European Theater of Operations' (ETO). He traveled extensively throughout the globe, collecting with an extremely educated focus and uncommon eye. Truly devoted to research for his collection, Mr. Wallace ensured that he purchased the rarest of interested items in only the best of condition. A fortunate Realtor and Developer, he lived in Sarasota, where he was a patron of the arts and served for many years on the Board of Directors at the historic Asolo Repertory Theatre. Refs. 1. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/heraldtribune/obituary.aspx?pid=172865385#sthash.vyErylz2dpuf E. M. Wallace Auctions & Appraisals is honored to represent select pieces on behalf of Premium Estate Liquidators (PEL). PEL, is a LLC of the YMCA Foundation of Sarasota. An all-volunteer operation boasting 40 plus volunteers, housed within a 4,200 square foot showroom facility in Sarasota, Florida. Sale proceeds generated at PEL support the Youth at Risk in Sarasota County. The gracious work of the YMCA Foundation of Sarasota has helped house over 215 at-risk youth, mentored 849 students with a focus on college advancement, assured 1,003 homeless children remained in school, and provided literary instruction to parents in 448 low-income families. For more information about the YMCA Foundation of Sarasota, Inc. contact: http://www.sarasotaymca.org/foundation/

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Estimate $1,200 - $2,400Sep 25, 2016
Funk & Wallace, Inc.
114 E. Tarpon Ave. Suite #1
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
United States
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