From: Tibet | Nepal

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Thangka (uncertain)
Object Number C415
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tibetan | Lamaism | Buddhist
Provenience Tibet | Nepal
Date Made 17th Century - 18th Century
Section Asian
Materials Silk | Paper | Ink | Pigment
Technique Painted
Iconography Offerings | Eight Buddhist Symbols | Brahma | Jewels
Inscription Language Tibetan Language

Painting with ink and opaque pigment on silk backed with heavy paper. Tibetan Lama painting of various offerings to a deity. Devis bearing the eight 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.

Credit Line Purchased from Viginier of Paris; Avery Fund, 1924
Other Number CG94-1-77 - Found in Collection Number

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