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Lot 187 - Auction 64

Tibet, 19th-20th century

96 x 70 cm

Painted on fabric with bright colours and gold, the thangka depicting to the centre Jambhala seated on a lion, in the left hand a mongoose and in the right hand a closed sun umbrella, all around a numer of smaller deities.

Provenance: Italian private collection, acquired in Tibet in 1982.

Jambhala is a popular deity of the Tibetan Buddhism. God of wealth, he is usually related to the Induistic Kubera and to Avalokitesvara, the bodhisattva of mercy.


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