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Framed Tibetan Thankga of Amitabha

$ 6,000
  • Description
    An antique Tibetan Thankga depicting Amitabha and surrounding deities, circa 19th century. The center Amitabha is in a meditation form holding a black beggar's bowl. In the Mahayana Tradition of Buddhism, Amitabha is a celestial Buddha: the Buddha of Infinite Light and the principal buddha in Pure Land Buddhism, a branch of East Asian Buddhism. it is described as having three bodies: a form body (nirmanakaya), an apparitional body (sambhogakaya) and an ultimate truth body (dharmakaya). The first, Amitabha is the form body and the second, Amitayus, is the apparitional body. The ultimate truth body is without appearance and does not appear in painting or sculptural art.
    Image size: 21 x 32. with frame: 31 x 42.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: China
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: paint on textile
    Condition: Good. Antique condition with minor wear as shown, some fading maybe due to moisture on a small area above the central figure, not examined out of the frame..
    Creation Date: 19th century
    Styles / Movements: Chinese Export, Religious, Asian
    Incollect Reference #: 180595
  • Dimensions
    W. 31 in; H. 42 in; D. 1 in;
    W. 78.74 cm; H. 106.68 cm; D. 2.54 cm;
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