Lot 2145. Cosmological Mandala of the rose-Apple tree continent, Jambudvipa

Starting price:€ 900
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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Lot 2145Cosmological Mandala of the rose-Apple tree continent, Jambudvipa
West-India, Gujarat. 19. Century

colors on paper, laminated on fabric. The fine and detailed painting shows a kind of stylized map of an area,
this belongs to the earthly world. The outside of the salt ocean, with fish and Kalash-vessels,
as well as a range of mountains separates the world of the Not-world, a field of darkness, and
of Nothing. In the Interior of the continent is divided by eight horizontal shown mountains in nine
areas. The inner area is Mahavideha, the Land of wonders, in turn,
divided into 32 provinces, with mount Meru in the centre. Here, the universal
kings, and the Jinas are coming to preach. 37.5 x 36cm. Condition A/B.
provenance:
-collection of Detlef roses, Düsseldorf.

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