Lot 13Tibetan Thangka Depicting Tsongkapa
Early 19th century
Seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne with his hands in dharmachakramudra while holding the stems of two lotus supporting the wisdom sword and Prajnaparamita book, clad in heavy billowing robes, the face with a serene expression surmounted by a pointed cap and backed by a nimbus, amid fruiting branches, and various deities, framed. Sight 24 x 16 inches.
Sold for $5,625
Overall areas of vertical and diagonal creasing with associated pigment loss. What appears to be a water stain down the left side, Silk mounting slightly faded. Not examined out of frame.
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