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similar to 19c Tibetan / Mongolian thangka TSERENDUG The White Old Man

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1410132
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,120.00
Listed Price $1,400.00
Early 19th century Tibetan / Mongolian thangka depicting Tserendug - the White Old Man - Lord of the earth and water, protector of all living things. Rare icon, Tserendug as the patron of the plant and animal world is one of the ancient chthonic deities incorporated into Buddhist iconography and is associated with Buddha Amitayus. He is shown seated on a lotus throne wearing a white robe and holding a staff with a dragon's head and a scroll, distant mountains, sun and moon among clouds behind hi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1410624
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,200.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
Early 19th century Tibetan / Mongolian thangka in original mounts depicting Tserendug - the White Old Man - Lord of the earth and water, protector of all living things. Rare icon, Tserendug as the patron of the plant and animal world is one of the ancient chthonic deities incorporated into Buddhist iconography and is associated with Buddha Amitayus. He is shown seated on a throne wearing a white robe and holding a rosary and a scroll in his hands, his two attendants behind him hold a staff with ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1356935
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,440.00
Listed Price $1,800.00
Very rare early 19th century Sino-Tibetan thangka depicting the unusual White manifestation of 6-armed Bhuddist dharmapala Hayagriva. His more common manifestation is Red attesting to his nature as a wrathful form of Avalokiteshvara and thus the archetype of fierce compassion. He is easily recognizable by 3 horse heads in his crown, shown wearing a tiger skin apron and a long necklace of human heads, holding various implements in his hands. Hayagriva”s special ability is to cure diseases, espe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1410037
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,360.00
Listed Price $1,700.00
Early 19th century Tibetan thangka in original mounts depicting Buddha Amitabha seated on a lotus throne holding an alms bowl in his hands, sun and moon among clouds behind him and a pile of offerings in front of the throne. Amitabha is the Buddha of Infinite Light and presides over Sukhavati (the Western Paradise). Beautifully painted with natural mineral pigments on cotton, wonderful tranquil face, excellent quality painting, some expected wear, overall in great condition for a 200 years old d...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1356818
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,440.00
Listed Price $1,800.00
Early 19th century Sino-Tibetan thangka depicting 6-armed Bhuddist dharmapala Hayagriva easily recognizable by 3 horse heads in his crown. He is considered to be the wrathful form of Avalokiteshvara and thus the archetype of fierce compassion. He is wearing a tiger skin apron and a long necklace of human heads, holding various implements in his hands and trampling on numerous snakes. Beautifully painted with natural mineral pigments on cotton, excellent quality painting - see the horses’ heads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1410137
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$2,320.00
Listed Price $2,900.00
Good size early 19th century Tibetan thangka in original mounts depicting 6-armed Bhuddist dharmapala Hayagriva easily recognizable by 3 horse heads in his crown. He is considered to be the terrific form of Avalokiteshvara and thus the archetype of fierce compassion. Hayagriva is shown wearing a tiger skin apron and a long necklace of human heads, holding various implements in his hands. Hayagriva’s special ability is to cure diseases, especially skin diseases even as serious as leprosy, which...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1357213
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$640.00
Listed Price $800.00
19th century framed Tibetan thangka depicting six-armed Mahakala - an emanation of Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara and the leader of the dharmapalas (Defenders of the Buddhist Law). His name means “beyond time/death”, and he represents the flow of time. His crown is adorned with 5 skulls, he is wearing an elephant skin, snake belt with severed heads and is trampling on Vigneshwara (Lord of Obstacles). There are 5 dharmapalas depicted below him (three are riding their mounts), and ascetics and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1357107
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,440.00
Listed Price $1,800.00
Rare 19th century Sino-Tibetan thangka depicting eight armed Goddess Marici seated on a lotus throne and holding various weapons, with Boddhisattva Manjushri depicted above her. Marici is worshiped as the Boddhisattva of light and as the guardian of all nations, whom she protects from the fury of war. Marici is also sometimes included as one of the Twelve Heavenly Generals associated with the Buddha of Medicine. She is radiating rays of light and is depicted with three eyes in each of her four f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1410080
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$2,240.00
Listed Price $2,800.00
Early 19th century Tibetan thangka in original mounts depicting goddess Molha riding an antelope, holding a happiness invoking arrow and a divination mirror in her hands, the figure of Vajrapani above her and 4 equestrian figures in the corners. Rare icon, Molha is the only female in the Gubilha group of 5 deities who are considered to be protectors of people in every aspect of their life, and her name means “woman-goddess” in Tibetan. The other 4 deities from the group are Polha (“man-god...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1357016
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$700.00
Listed Price $875.00
Matching pair of early 19th century altar size Sino-Tibetan thangkas depicting Buddha Shakyamuni and Tsongkhapa, respectively. It is unusual to have a set. Historical Buddha is shown emanating rays of golden light, his right hand in bhumisparsha (earth-touching) mudra, his left hand holding an alms bowl, rich offerings in front of his lotus throne. Tsongkhapa was the great 14th century Buddhist teacher and the founder of the Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism: he is shown meditating, flowers by ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1356960
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,160.00
Listed Price $1,450.00
Early 19th century Sino-Tibetan thangka depicting Agni on his mount - a ram, and holding a pot of water in one hand and rosary beads in the other. Very uncommon image: Agni was initially the God of fire in Hinduism (see the pit of flames that the ram is running on), but was incorporated into Buddhism as one of the twelve Devas (guardian deities found in or around Buddhist shrines) and is considered to be the guardian of the Southeast. Inscribed with 5 characters on the back (see detail). Beautif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1410038
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,440.00
Listed Price $1,800.00
Early 18th to early 19th century Tibetan thangka in original mounts depicting six-armed Mahakala standing on a lotus base trampling on elephant headed Vigneshwara (Lord of Obstacles). Mahakala is an emanation of Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara and the leader of the dharmapalas (Defenders of the Buddhist Law), his name means “beyond time/death”, and he represents the flow of time. This is 6-armed form of Mahakala with each hand holding a different implement, the crown is adorned with 5 skulls a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1410079
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,440.00
Listed Price $1,800.00
Early 19th century Tibetan thangka in original mounts depicting Bodhisattva Manjushri seated on a lotus throne holding a flaming sword and a lotus flower with a book on it in his hands, sun and moon among clouds behind him and a pile of offerings in front of the throne. Manjushri’s name means “Gentle Glory”, a flaming sword represents the realization of transcendent wisdom which cuts down ignorance and duality. The scripture supported by the lotus is Prajnaparamita Sutra representing his a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1357880
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,280.00
Listed Price $1,600.00
Early 19th century Tibetan thangka depicting Bodhisattva Amoghapasha - a 3-faced and 4-armed manifestation of Avalokiteśvara. Amoghapasha by itself is a rare image, it is more common in mandala format. Its name means “unfailing lasso” and refers to an unfailing compassion like a lasso which brings all sentient beings out of suffering and into a state of happiness leading to enlightenment. It is seated on a lotus throne, its hands are holding a lasso, a pink lotus and a trident. Beautifully ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1357495
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,800.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Early 19th century Tibetan thangka depicting historical Buddha Shakyamuni emanating rays of golden light, his right hand in bhumisparsha (earth-touching) mudra, his left hand holding an alms bowl. Central figure is surrounded by 18 of Buddha’s original disciples (2 of them are standing holding kakhara - long staff with rattle to scare off insects, and thus prevent the carrier from stepping on them) with additional figures of Boddhidharma and Budai. Right before the Buddha’s lotus throne ther...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1357494
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$1,520.00
Listed Price $1,900.00
Early 19th century Tibetan thangka depicting Buddha Amitabha surrounded by his eight manifestations. Amitabha is the Buddha of Infinite Light and presides over Sukhavati (the Western Paradise). Beautifully painted with natural mineral pigments on cotton, wonderful tranquil face, original silk mounts, original silk gauze cloth protecting the painting from light and wear (can be seen bunched up for the purpose of photography on top of the mounts on Enlargement 2). Excellent quality painting, some ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1410152
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$2,800.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
Large size 19th century Tibetan thangka in original mounts depicting Vajrabhairava - the conqueror of Yama, the Lord of Death - with his 9 heads, 34 arms and 16 legs. He is holding various implements in his hands and trampling on numerous humans, animals and demons, thus symbolizing the victory of Vajrayana over phenomenal existence. Vajrabhairava is the wrathful manifestation of Manjushri (Bodhisattva of Wisdom), his name translates as 'Diamond Terrifier’ as he has conquered all evil spirits,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1410040
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$2,240.00
Listed Price $2,800.00
18th century Tibetan thangka in original mounts depicting Vajradhara seated on a lotus throne holding vajras in his crossed hands, sun and moon among clouds behind him and a pile of offerings in front of the throne. Rather rare icon, Vajradhara (Dorje Chang in Tibetan), whose name means "Ruler of the Vajra Beings”, is the ultimate primordial Buddha, or Adi Buddha, according to the Sakya, Gelug and Kagyu schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He is depicted as dark blue in color, expressing the quintesse...