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A THANGKA OF CHATURMUKHA MAHAKALA, TIBETAN-CHINESE, 17TH-18TH CENTURY OR EARLIER
The four-faced deity striding above a group of intertwined snakes on a lotus base, holding a vajra and a kapala skull cup in his primary hands and a sword, conch and trident among other attributes in his other 14 hands. Distemper and gold on linen.

Provenance: From a French private collection.
Condition: Extensive old wear and pigment losses, creases and minor tears, some areas with small old touchups. In general, the condition is consistent with the age of this work.

Dimensions: 72 x 62 cm

Mahakala is clad in a tiger skin and adorned with beaded festoons, his four wrathful faces show flaming beard and brows, bared fangs, third eyes, all surmounted by an ornate tiara with three more wrathful faces, and one face of Buddha Amithaba on top.

Auction result comparison: Compare with a related but earlier Thangka at Christie's New York in Indian and Southeast Asian Art, 21 March 2012, lot 771, sold for USD $56,250.

四首大黑天唐卡,漢藏,十七至十八世紀或更早
四首大黑天在蓮花座上交織在一起的蛇群上方行走,他的第一手握著金剛杵和嘎巴啦頭骨杯,另外十四隻手則握著劍、海螺和三叉戟。 亞麻布面繪金彩。

來源:法國私人收藏
品相:大量的舊磨損和色彩缺失,摺痕和輕微的撕裂,有些區域的有較小的舊補漆。整體情況與這作品的年代相符。

尺寸:72 x 62 厘米
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A THANGKA OF CHATURMUKHA MAHAKALA, 17TH CENTURY

Estimate €4,000 - €8,000Apr 25, 2020
Starting Price €4,000
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