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Lot details

Inner Mongolia, circa 1780-1850. Finely woven with the wrathful protector trampling upon Ganapati atop a lotus pillow with diapered top, holding a flaying knife and blood-filled skullcup in his main hands, his four other hands holding various attributes, surrounded by flames amid clouds and mountain peaks, flanked by the sun and moon above.

Provenance: Purchased by a Swedish collector at Spink Gallery in London, during the 1970s (invoice lost), and thence by descent in the family. London trade, acquired from the above.
Condition: Very good condition with minor wear, minimal soiling, few loose threads, few tiny losses.

Dimensions: Size 101.5 x 73.5

Literature comparison:
Compare a related silk embroidered temple hanging depicting Palden Lhamo, attributed to Inner Mongolia and also dated ca. 1780-1850, in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, accession number IS.9-1976. Note the similar embroidering technique, dyeing method and applied colors, particularly to the diaper decoration on the lotus pillow, whereas other details such as the clouds and flames are somewhat reminiscent of Chinese painting.


來源:瑞典藏家上世紀七十年代購於倫敦Spink 藝廊(發票遺失),保存在同一家族;倫敦古玩交易,購於上述收藏。

尺寸:101.5 x 73.5 厘米



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