Concept Gallery
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Important Tibetan Art & Artifacts Auction III

Wed, Jun 10, 2020 10:00AM EDT
Lot 44

Tibetan Thangka Shyama Dark Green Tara

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000

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Thangka of Shyama Dark Green Tara, Tibet, 18th or 19th century, gouache on cotton, 25 x 16.5 inches, in a cherry wood frame 31 x 24 inches, central figure of Green Tara in typical pose with flowing robes, Buddha Shakyamuni at top left, foreground with villagers pointing at a pair of stampeding elephants who represent physical danger but also a sense of permanent delusion, this piece would have been originally produced as the central work for a set of the Astamahabhaya, or "8-Great Salvations." Himalayan Art Resources number 90525.