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THREE GILT AND POLYCHROME WOOD MEDITATION SCREENS
3.000 € - 5.000 €
Description:Tibet, ca. 19th c.
je 139 x 167 x 5 cm
Variously painted, including one with a lama seated with legs crossed on a double cushion reciting a manuscript resting in both hands, surrounded by offerings, within a border painted with various phoenixes, the back showing a central roundel painted with a dragon amidst flowers, set against a red coloured background and its border with various flower blossoms; the second with perhaps a bearded royal figure seated on a throne holding a fruit in his left hand, wearing various garments, necklace, flanked by many different offerings, placed in a border painted with various animals and flowers, the back showing a large central red painted panel containing seven medallions with each peaches and its border with several flowering vases; the third with a similar figure on the front, holding a green fruit in his left hand, the back again with seven peach medallions.
South German private collection, acquired prior to 2007
Minor damages due to age