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Early 19th century Tibetan thangka in original mounts depicting Buddha Amitabha seated on a lotus throne holding an alms bowl in his hands, sun and moon among clouds behind him and a pile of offerings in front of the throne. Amitabha is the Buddha of Infinite Light and presides over Sukhavati (the Western Paradise). Beautifully painted with natural mineral pigments on cotton, wonderful tranquil face, excellent quality painting, some expected wear, overall in great condition for a 200 years old devotional object. Old paper label with what looks like Tibetan inscription on the back (see detail on Enlargement 6). Comes from old Washington DC collection. Painting size 15.5 x 10 inches (39 x 25.5 cm), mounts 32 x 17.5 inches (80 x 44 cm).

Reserve: $1,300.00

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    Early 19c Tibetan thangka BUDDHA AMITABHA

    Estimate $1,500 - $2,000Apr 01, 2020
    Starting Price $900
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    Ships fromJasper52 seller #23618 in Massachusetts
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Jack Nelis
    Asian Antiques Specialist