Thangka - Trempé sur toile - A rare and high quality tangka of Three heads and eight arms Ushnishavijaya - Tibet - Fin du 17ème siècle - début du 18ème siècle

Description
Thangka - Trempé sur toile - A rare and high quality tangka of Three heads and eight arms Ushnishavijaya - Tibet - Fin du 17ème siècle - début du 18ème siècle
Bon état, voir la description - 73.5×51×1 cm

Description

Vertical tangka, tempera on canvas.

Three heads (yellow,white and black) and eight arms Ushnishavijaya, sitting in padmasana on a lotus in front of the mandorla.

The peaceful frontal face is topped by the urna, the two other faces slightly irritated.

She holds in her four right hands, from top to bottom :

• A small buddha
• The arrow (sara)
• The third hand is folded on her chest and holds the double vajra (dorje)
• The fourth and lower hand rests on her right knee in varana mudra

She holds in her four left hands, from bottom to top :

• The lower hand, in Dhyana mudra, is holding the Treasure Vase
• The one above is holding a bow
• The next one is folded over her chest holding the lasso
• The upper one is in abhaya mudra

Ushnishavijaya is from the family of buddha Vairocana. With the Buddha Amitayus and the white Tara, they constitute the three deities symbolizing long life.

IMPORTANT :

Each face is topped by the urna as to emphasize the vision given by transcendental wisdom. Tangkas representing Ushnishavijaya were often painted as a gift to a lama or a dignitary as a long life wish.


SIZE WITH FRAME IS 92.5 X 71 X 3 cm

Datation

End of 17th century - Early 18th century / C.1720

Provenance

Collection constituted by Mrs. L. and Mr. B. former ambassador of Unesco in India in office in the years 1960 to 1970.

After Private collection of C. Mines Luxembourg

Condition

Good condition for a tangka over 275 years old.
Some signs of wear and restorations.
Clarity protection glass frame.
See pictures for the overall condition of the piece.

ART MARKET

In december 2018, christie's Paris sold a similar Thangka LOT number 35 but only female deity not Ushnîshavijaya like this one who is musuem quality and very rare in this size

Please check picture to make opinion of exceptionnal thangka

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For other countries delivery made by Fedex

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Informations du lot
Article
Thangka
Matériau
Trempé sur toile
Période
Fin du 17ème siècle - début du 18ème siècle
Région/Pays d’origine
Tibet
Attribution
Original
Titre de l’œuvre d’art
A rare and high quality tangka of Three heads and eight arms Ushnishavijaya
État
Bon état, voir la description
Dimensions
73.5×51×1 cm
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