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Auction Closes At: 10:15:00 03/15/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 006. Tibetan Thanka
Estimate: $400-$600
Current High Bid: $450.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $450.00

Category: Asian Art
Sub Category: Tibet and Nepal
Culture or Country: Tibet.
Period: Ca. 20th century.
Size: 41” x 29-1/2” framed.

Description: An intricately painted multicolor example on oil cloth having a large central roundel or mandala surrounded by a smaller roundel in each corner, all containing Buddhas and deities. A multitude of Buddhas and deities in a background landscape. Very intricate and finely painted details. Tricolor silk border and mounted in a modern glass covered wood display frame. Exc. cond. A mandala is a circle, which is a device for the Tantric meditation. It is a visual aid for concentration, leading to the attainment of insights and to the activation of forces culminating in “Siddhi” supernatural forces. The square within the circle represents the “Sacred Palace”.
Provenance: Private NYC collection.
Shipping Fee:
National: $48.00
International: $175.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Tibetan Thanka

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Wintrex $450.00 1 3/15/2010 9:51:31 AM
2. tfumal $425.00 1 3/14/2010 4:13:02 PM
3. Wintrex $425.00(losing tie) 1 3/15/2010 9:47:57 AM
4. artman12 $375.00 1 2/26/2010 3:10:37 PM
5. Homeric $350.00 1 3/6/2010 1:29:45 PM

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