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Native Name:
Thangka (uncertain)
Object Number:
C415
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Lamaism
Provenience:
Tibet
Nepal
Date Made:
17th Century - 18th Century
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Paper
Ink
Pigment
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Offerings
Eight Buddhist Symbols
Brahma
Jewels
Description:
Painting with ink and opaque pigment on silk backed with heavy paper. Tibetan Lama painting of various offerings to a deity. Devis bearing the 8 Buddhist emblems and the 'offerings of the five senses'; Brahma and other (Hindu) deities bearing other offerings; personifications of the seven jewels; and (in lower corners) the 'seven personal jewels'. In center, an altar with usual fittings, and at bottom a basin of jewels. Typical Tibetan technique. Inscription in modern Tibetan on back. Unframed horizontal panel(was removed from old wooden frame and glass).
Credit Line:
Purchased from Viginier of Paris; Avery Fund
Other Number:
CG94-1-77   -   Found in Collection Number

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Royal Academy of Arts. 1935. Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Chinese Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 206, No. 2402; Pg. 220, 2402 (illustration)
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[Article] Fernald, H. E. 1926. Ancient Chinese Musical Instruments. The Museum Journal. Volume XVII (No. 4): 325-371. : Page/Fig./Plate: 325-371
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