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A THANGKA OF VAJRABHAIRAVA, TIBETAN-CHINESE, 18TH CENTURY
Extremely fine painting in gouache and gold on linen. The multi-armed deity is shown with a kapala and a vajra, bejeweled with numerous strings of human skulls, in yab-yum with his consort, all in front of a flaming halo and surrounded by manifold other deities. Chinese brocade mounting with lotus scrolls.

Provenance: Hungarian private collection. By repute acquired in Mongolia between 1960 and 1970 and thence by descent to the present owner.
Condition: Excellent condition with only minimal staining and creasing, slightly browned, one small loss to backside repaired with tape. The mounting with minor tears, losses and loose threads. Two wood handles.

Dimensions: 57 x 36 cm (the image) and 100 x 58 cm (the mounting)

Auction result comparison: Compare with a related Thangka of Vajrabhairava at Sotheby's Paris in Arts d'Asie, 11 December 2018, lot 42, sold for EUR €10,000.

大威德明王唐卡,漢藏,十八世紀
亞麻布面金色彩繪,色彩鮮艷。多臂大威德明王有一個嘎巴啦和一個金剛杵,身上飾有無數人類頭骨,與他的配偶正在交歡中,燃燒光背,周圍被許多其他神靈包圍。中國蓮花紋錦緞與捲軸裝幀

來源:匈牙利私人收藏。據説1960至1970年間購於蒙古,家族保存至今。
品相:狀況極佳,只有很少的污漬和皺紋,略帶褐色,用膠帶修復後側損失很小。裝幀処有輕微的撕裂、脫落和螺紋鬆動。 兩個木柄。

尺寸:畫面57 x 36 厘米,裝幀 58 厘米
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A THANGKA OF VAJRABHAIRAVA, 18TH CENTURY

Estimate €1,500 - €3,000Apr 25, 2020
Starting Price €1,500
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