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17/18TH C LARGE QING WOVEN SILK FOUR GUARDIAN KINGS

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17/18TH C LARGE QING WOVEN SILK FOUR GUARDIAN KINGS

Lot 0097 Details

Description
17th/18th Century Qing Dynasty Chinese Sino-Tibetan woven silk Thangka.
Depicted the Four Guardian Kings of the Directions: Vaishravana the leader, Virupaksha, Dhritarashtra and Virudhaka. Each figure is depicted wearing heavy, layered and armored, clothing in the manner of a warrior. Adorned with an elaborate crown and jewels, They are attire are long flowing garments of various color, pants and decorative boots. Standing atop a rocky outcropping they are surrounded by clouds and a variety color nimbus about the head. Along the top are three seated buddhas each red in color with the two hands placed in the mudra (gesture) of meditation supporting a black begging bowl, seated on lotus blossoms surrounded by spheres of radiant light. The top panel is embroidered with fine inscriptions with golden thread over black ground. All sets within colorful dragons medallion and auspicious patterned royal-yellow ground silk cloth.

Dimensions: 109" L x 47" W

PROVENANCE:
From a Maryland private collector. Same collections can be found on Lot 97, 99, 102, 285, and 288.
Condition
Over all in EXCELLENT condition.
EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater.
The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
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17/18TH C LARGE QING WOVEN SILK FOUR GUARDIAN KINGS

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
Dec 02, 2017
Starting Price $1,000
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0097: 17/18TH C LARGE QING WOVEN SILK FOUR GUARDIAN KINGS

Sold for $13,000
24 Bids
Est. $2,000 - $3,000Starting Price $1,000
DAY2 WINTER 2017 ESTATES, FINEART & ANTIQUES
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Lot 0097 Details

Description
...
17th/18th Century Qing Dynasty Chinese Sino-Tibetan woven silk Thangka.
Depicted the Four Guardian Kings of the Directions: Vaishravana the leader, Virupaksha, Dhritarashtra and Virudhaka. Each figure is depicted wearing heavy, layered and armored, clothing in the manner of a warrior. Adorned with an elaborate crown and jewels, They are attire are long flowing garments of various color, pants and decorative boots. Standing atop a rocky outcropping they are surrounded by clouds and a variety color nimbus about the head. Along the top are three seated buddhas each red in color with the two hands placed in the mudra (gesture) of meditation supporting a black begging bowl, seated on lotus blossoms surrounded by spheres of radiant light. The top panel is embroidered with fine inscriptions with golden thread over black ground. All sets within colorful dragons medallion and auspicious patterned royal-yellow ground silk cloth.

Dimensions: 109" L x 47" W

PROVENANCE:
From a Maryland private collector. Same collections can be found on Lot 97, 99, 102, 285, and 288.
Condition
...
Over all in EXCELLENT condition.
EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater.
The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries
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Marietta, GA 30066
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