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A GILT AND POLYCHROME WOOD SCREEN ON STAND
2.500 € - 3.500 €
Description:Tibet, ca. 19th c.
112,5 x 132 x 4 (172 x 138 x 56) cm
The rectangular screen set in a stand placed on two slightly curved feet, the screen painted with a central figure of Buddha Sakyamuni seated in vajrasana on a lotus base, his right hand in bhumisparshamudra while the left is supporting the alms bowl, wearing monastic garment, his face displaying a serene expression, double mandorla behind, surrounded by various figures including the white four-armed Sadaksharilokeshvara, a pavilion scene, two local divinities and a lama, all placed in a mountainous landscape, the reverse decorated with a large chakra amidst scrolling flowers and the stand painted with various scenes, the stand itself decorated with scenes of Buddhist figures and animals such as tigers.
South German private collection, assembled prior to 2007
Very minor damages due to age