STUPA SANCTUM! HOLY SHRINE WHITE TARA THANGKA TIBET

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 22, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
On many occasions we get asked if our works are prints given their highquality and detail like no other offered. So, just for the record J This thangka is a 100% original hand painted with real stone paint on canvas adorned with pure 24k gold!
Superb newari influcned white tara done in a beautiful and rare depiction. Placed inside a traditional stupa, I am very fond of the focus placed upon white tara w her aura is not cluttered with many other aspects.

This fantastic thangka measures a Lovely 20 x 15 inches!

I AM THE ONLY SELLER TO ACTUALLY OFFER HAVING THESE THANGKAS MOUNTED IN PURE TIBETAN STYLE SILK BROCADE READY FOR MOUNTING AND DISPLAY. A FIFTH GENERATION THANGKA BROCADE MASTER SHALL ACCENT THE BEAUTY O THIS ALREADY MAJESTIC THANGKA FOR A SMALL FEE! OF COURSE, WE USE ONLY PURE SILK OF THE HIGHEST CLASS, NO POLYESTER OR CHINESE BROCADE USED :)

The brocade frame of the Thangka also holds symbolic meaning. The inner frame of brocade (often red) can be thought of as a rainbow gateway beyond which lies the pure land inhabited by the deity the Thangka represents. Attached to the top of the frame is a rectangle of colored silk which is long enough to hang all the way down to the bottom of the painting. This acts as a cover for the Thangka and allows it to be 'put to sleep' when it is not in use, as well as
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