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18c Tibetan thangka 11 faced AVALOKITESHVARA

18c Tibetan thangka 11 faced AVALOKITESHVARA


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1800: Item # 1410290
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18th century Tibetan thangka depicting Ekadasamukha - Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara manifesting its form with 11 faces. Boddhisattva is holding various implements in his 6 hands, there is Tsongkhapa surrounded by 2 lamas depicted above him and 3 deities (White Tara, Mahakala and Green Tara) below. Beautifully painted with natural mineral pigments on cotton, original mounts lost its silk front but retained cotton backing, the thangka can be displayed hanging. Excellent quality painting, wonderful tranquil face, rare icon, some expected wear, overall in great condition for a 200 plus years old devotional painting. Comes from old Washington DC collection. Painting size 15 x 10.25 inches (38 x 26 cm), mounts 31 x 15.25 inches (79 x 39 cm).