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Thangka

Native NameThangka
Object Number:51-4-123
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: East Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Tara
Green Tara
Avalokitesvara
Amitabha Buddha
Padmasambhava
Kubera
Lion
Offerings
Jewels
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number:28 - Other Number

Description

Painting. Green Tara and the Twenty-one Taras according to the tradition of Jowo Atisha. Green Tara, with twenty smaller representations of her (usually the latter have different colors and different forms). Above 4-armed Avalokitesvara, Amitabha, Padmasambhava. Bottom: Kubera on his lion and offerings of precious jewels. Good East Tibetan painting.

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