Dharmapala Thangka CentreTibetan Antiques

Authentic Inscription on Thangkas


Three lines with different Tibetan scripts: 1. Lhantsa - 2. U Me and 3. gyuk-yig Six samples with Mantra 'OH - AH - HUM' Seven-line dedication and consecration inscription Mantras on the back of a Mandala - courtesy of Bonhams, HGK Two line dedication with water damages on canvas Dedication on back of a Palden Lhamo Thangka *]

These examples show various authentic inscriptions on ancient thangkas. Fake scroll paintings produced today either have no Tibetan texts or only primitively imitated ones

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