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Thangka

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Native Name:
Thangka
Object Number:
51-4-133
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience:
Tibet
Date Made:
15th Century - 19th Century
Early Date:
1400
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Ushnishavijaya
Attendants
Naga
Guardian King
Mace
Vajra
Sword
Description:
Painting. Ushnishavijaya with two attendants(not readily identifiable), two Nagas pouring down holy water from above. Four unidentified Dharmapala in the corners, holding mace, vajra, sword and goad. These six unidentified attendants are all shown in 51-4-134 and there are labelled, but the names are written in a cursive Tibetan almost impossible to decipher. Painting not typical of East Tibet.
Height:
93cm
Width:
64cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service
Other Number:
28-F (or P?)   -   Other Number

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