Tibetan Buddhist scroll paintings, also known as thanka, are known for their artistic appeal. The detailed imagery and vibrant colors on the cotton and poplin artworks offer insights into ancient Tibetan culture. These scrolls are mainly used for teaching purposes. The upcoming New Haven Auctions event presents an early Tibetan thanka painting on silk. The available scroll painting depicts a symmetrical arrangement of Buddhist figures with a deity in the center. A coastal landscape by self-taught artist Charles Gruppe is another highlight. The oil painting depicting a winter harbor scene reveals Gruppe’s semi-abstract and atmospheric style. Also featured is a lush landscape painting by George Drew.
Delaware Valley furniture dates back to the late 18th century– a golden era for Pennsylvania-style furniture. Chairs were particularly important pieces of room furniture at the time. The auction showcases a circa 1800 Delaware River Valley side chair with signature details. An early Bellamine stoneware jug, called a Bartmann jug, will be available as well. The 16th-century stoneware items bear a bearded face on their necks, inspiring their German name Bartmann (bearded man). Other auction offerings include sterling silverware, Amish quilts, antique decoys, and tin toys. Interested collectors can explore the entire catalog and register to bid online on Bidsquare.
# of Lots:397
Price Range:$40 - $1,000
Interesting lots include:
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|Blackhawk horse weathervane.|| Estimate: |
|Early Tibetan Thanka painting on silk.|| Estimate: |
|Coastal oil painting by Charles Gruppe.|| Estimate: |
|Delaware River Valley side chair.|| Estimate: |
|Amish quilt.|| Estimate: |
|Early Bellamine salt glazed stoneware jug.|| Estimate: |
|Landscape painting by George Drew.|| Estimate: |