mandala of Naga deity
paint on textile; original silk and wood mounting
Tibet, 15th – early 16th cent.
painting: 26 x 28 cm; with mounting: 48 x 38 cm.
Very nice small mandala, in the tradition of Ngor-monastery, with an intriguing iconography of Naga-deities. Complete with original mounting!
ex-coll. Navin Kumar, New York, ca. 1970
ex-coll. Lionel Fournier, Paris, ca. 1980
Very nice pedigree, and on the backside dedications in black ink.