Concept Gallery
Live Auction

Important Tibetan Art & Artifacts Auction II

Fri, Mar 13, 2020 10:00AM EDT
Lot 136

Begtse Chen Gold and Black Thangka

Estimate: $2,000 - $5,000

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Begtse Chen with Protectors and Deities Thangka, Tibet, 18th century, gouache on cotton, 28.5 x 23 inches, unframed, central figure of the wrathful protector Begtse Chen (also known as Chamsing), with a large retinue of other wrathful protectors and deities and two lamas at the top, black background with extensive use of gold and red paint creates a haunting and powerful image.