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Thangka with Human Body

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Thangka with Human Body, Tibet, 19th/20th century, with both arms down showing palms and toes outward, with Buddhist figures, shapes, and mythic creatures illustrated in various body parts, distemper on cotton, bordered and framed with fabric, painting 22 5/8 x 8 3/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

in good condition with minor loss of pigment along creases.


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. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Tibet, Distemper, Textile arts, Thangka, Tibetan art

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