Early 19th century Tibetan thangka depicting Buddha Akshobhya seated on a lotus throne wearing a monk’s robe and surrounded by eight Buddhas. Akshobhya is one of the Five Wisdom Buddhas and represents consciousness as an aspect of reality, he is the embodiment of 'mirror knowledge' - knowledge of what is real and what is illusion, or a mere reflection of actual reality. Akshobhya presides over Abhirati (the Eastern Paradise). Beautifully painted with natural mineral pigments on cotton, original silk mounts. Excellent quality painting, wonderful face with a slight smile, superb detailing of his robe, some expected wear, overall in great condition for a 200 years old devotional object. Comes from old Washington DC collection. Painting size 11.25 x 9.25 inches (29 x 24 cm), mounts 22 x 15 inches (55 x 39 cm).Domestic: Flat-rate of $25.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Location: This item ships from Massachusetts
Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.
Your purchase is protected:
Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.
In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.