Used for worship by devotees. A highly emotive artefact to be hung on a wall, or displayed on a stand. A l arger example of the genre. Thangkas are religious icons used by devotees to decorate a prayer or meditation room wall, often in a Monastery. Although they frequently take the form of a silk scroll mounted on silk brocade frames, they are also painted on both paper and wood. Increasingly here in the West, they are employed to bring serenity to an otherwise frenetic pace of life. Their subject matter takes three forms: The different mudras of Buddha, as here, different gods and goddesses, and finally different Mandalas. This beautiful artefact is painted on wood and depicts an Aparmita or Amitayas Buddha. He is painted red to bestow long life upon devotees. His hands are in dhyana mudra meditation pose, holding a vase, or kalash. His robe is heavily ornamented, his hair worn in Ushnisha, or Buddha’s crown style. Nothing older than 100 years is allowed to leave Nepal. This example dates back to the second half of the 20th c. Perhaps the 1960s, and carries a Govt. Wax stamp verso , signifying its eligibility for export. IMAGES 9 & 10. It’s based on an earlier design passed down through the ages by generations of artists, t. He very art of creation, an act of devotion in itself. This example is one of three Thankgkas of this size on offer. SEE LAST IMAGE AND SEPARATE LISTING. All significant artefacts from. The Roof of the World. Please look carefully at the images as they form part of the description. Width: 40.5 cms. Depth : 1.75 cms. Weight: 0.823 Kgs. UK mainland dispatch by. To see the wide range of Indian vintage antiques currently in stock, search. Follow us in India on Instagram at lacewinginteriors. The item “VINTAGE BUDDHIST THANGKA. TIBET. INDIA. NEPAL. RELIGIOUS ICON ON WOOD. LARGER” is in sale since Monday, February 15, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian”. The seller is “lacewing-interiors” and is located in Hampton. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.
- Region of Origin: NEPAL
- Product: BUDDHIST THANGKA
- Age: Post-1940
- Primary Material: OIL ON WOOD
- Original/Repro: Original