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Lot 0078
18th century, the three-headed red deity is trampling upon two demons lying on the lotus base, his primary hands embrace his consort in yabyum while holding the vajra and ghanta, the couple are encircled by an halo of billowing smoke and flames, surrounded by other tantric couples within fiery aureoles, Buddhist deities and hierarchs in the upper corners, on the reverse of the painting a black line drawing of a stupa containing inscriptions in red, framed under glass, not examined outside of frame.
Sotheby's, Sale 7280, New York, Indian and Southeast Asian Art, March 25, 1999.

Measurements: 39-1/2" H x 31-1/2" W; View:

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Sotheby's, Sale 7280, New York, Indian and Southeast Asian Art, March 25, 1999.
Private collections of Atlanta collector.

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT Condition. Rubbing to outer edges of cloth; some pigment loss consistent with age; split to central image of 1.5 in.; a few tears to cloth visible in the upper left corner; minor pin holes; some scattered black flecks throughout.
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A TIBETAN BARDO THANGKA OF SAMANTABHADRA

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800Jun 15, 2019