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A Thangka of Buddha Amitabha
Age: 17th Century
Seated on a base with hands in bhumisparsamudra holding a bowl, wearing orange flowing robes with brocade patterns, backed by a double aureola and surrounded by sun flowers, the landscape filled with Buddhas, bodhisattvas and other deities, each seated on their own lotus throne and backed by their own aureola.
23in x 18 in. (58.5 x 46 cm.)
Formerly in the collection of Mr. Joeseph Schulman and Mr. Leslee Leong, whose family established a business of Chinese antique in 1888. The story of their family business has been published in the best-seller book "On Gold Mountain"(http://www.lisasee.com/). We will given out a copy of the book to the buyer of this item.
This item was purchased by the family between 1920-1945.