Tibetan Woodblock Prints


Sheets

Banner of Victory of Flag

Details


Dimensions : 40.9 × 57.6 cm.

Provenance : Nepal, 1979.

Cf. Tibetan Tantric Charms & Amulets No.53.



Wind Horse Flag

Dimensions : 12.7 × 13.8 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.

Cf. Tibetan Tantric Charms & Amulets Nos.47-50 and 52.



Wind Horse Flag

Dimensions : 15.2 × 22.2 cm.

Provenance : Nepal, 1979.

Cf. Tibetan Tantric Charms & Amulets Nos.47-50 and 52.



Wind Horse Flag with Twelve Animals of the Zodiac

Dimensions : 18.6 × 15.3 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.


Transcription

༄།ཏདྱཐཱ།ཨོཾགཏེགཏེཔཱརགཏེཔཱརསཾགཏེབོདྷིསྭཱཧཱ།
ཨོཾམུནིམུནིམཧཱམུནིཡེསྭཱཧཱ།ཨོཾཨཱམིདྷེཝཱཧྲཱི།ཨོཾམཎིཔདྨེཧཱུཾ།ཨོཾཨཱཿཧཱུཾ་
བཛྲགུརུཔདྨསིདྡྷིཧཱུཾ།ཨོཾཨཱམརཱཎིཛྲིཝནཏིཡེསྭཱཧཱ།ཨོཾཝགིཤཱརིམུཾ།ཨོཾ་
མཎིཔདྨེཧཱུཾ།ཨོཾབཛྲཔཱནིཧཱུཾ།ཨོཾཏཱརེཏུཏྟཱརེཏུརེསྭཱཧཱ།ཨོཾབྷྲཱུཾ་
སྭཱཧཱ།ཨོཾཨཱམྲིཏཱཨཱཡུརྡདེསྭཱཧཱ།ཨོཾམརིཙྱེམཾསྭཱཧཱ།
ཨོཾབཛྲསཏྭཧཱུཾ།ཨོཾབཛྲསཏྭསམཡ།མ་
ནུཔཱལཡ།བཛྲསཏྭཏཱེནོཔཏིཥྛ།དྲིཌྷོམེབྷཝ།
སུཏོཥྱོམེབྷཝ།སུཔོཥྱོམེཝ།ཨནུརཀྟོམེབྷཝ།སརྦསིདྡྷིམྨེཔྲཡཙྪ།
སརྦཀརྨསུཙམེཙིཏྟཾ།ཤྲིཡཾ།ཀུརུཧཱུཾ།ཧཧཧཧཧོ།བྷགཝཱནསརྦཏཐཱ
གཏབཛྲམཱམེམུཉྩ།བཛྲིབྷཝ།མཧཱསམཡསཏྭཨཱཿཧཱུཾ།ཨོཾབཛྲསཏྭཧཱུཾ
གངས་ཅན་མགོ་ན་པོ་སྐུཚེ་སྟག་བརྟན་ཤོག་ཀིི་སཽ་ལྷ་རྒྱ་ལོ།

At the four corners are the names of the four guardian animals :


Running down the left side are the names of the twelve animals of the zodiac :



Horse Wheel

Dimensions : 18.3 × 18.7 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.



Geomantic Calendar Chart

Dimensions : 31.5 × 50.3 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.

Cf. Tibetan Tantric Charms & Amulets Nos.166-167.



Banner of Victory Flag

Dimensions : 31.5 × 51.5 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.



Great Vast Luck Sceptre Charm

Dimensions : 34.5 × 32.4 cm.

Provenance : Nepal, 1979.

Cf. Tibetan Tantric Charms & Amulets No.57.



Great Treasury Mandala of Bodhisattva Samantabhadra

Dimensions : 36.4 × 35.8 cm.

Provenance : Nepal, 1979.

Cf. Tibetan Tantric Charms & Amulets No.232.



Great Protective Mandala of the Saviouress Tara

Dimensions : 36.0 × 37.2 cm.

Provenance : Nepal, 1979.

Cf. Tibetan Tantric Charms & Amulets No.231.



Green Tara Flag

Dimensions : 39.0 × 62.2 cm.

Provenance : Nepal, 1979.



Double-Sided Strips

Four Protective Animals Flag

Dimensions : 21.5 × 3.9 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.



Four Protective Animals Flag

Dimensions : 22.2 × 3.8 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.



Four Protective Animals Flag

Dimensions : 18.3 × 3.7 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.



Wind Horse and Four Protective Animals Flag

Dimensions : 20.4 × 4.4 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.



The Twelve Animals of the Zodiac

Dimensions : 18.6 × 2.5 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.


Transcripion

བྱི་བ གླང་ སྟག ཡོས འབྲུག འབྲུལ རྟ ལུག སྤྲེལ བྱ ཁྱི ཕག

Note the unusual spelling of the word for "snake" ('brul for sbrul).



The Twelve Animals of the Zodiac

Dimensions : 17.2 × 2.1 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.


Transcripion

བྱི་བ གླང་ སྟག ཡོས འབྲུག འབྲུལ རྟ ལུག སྤྲེལ བྱ ཁྱི ཕག

Note the unusual spelling of the word for "snake" (sprul for sbrul).



Small Picture Prints

Wind Horse and Four Protective Animals with Eight Auspicious Emblems

Dimensions : 7.4 × 7.4 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.



Wind Horse and Four Protective Animals with Eight Auspicious Emblems

Dimensions : 5.3 × 5.4 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.



Wind Horse and Four Protective Animals with Nine Horses

Dimensions : 4.6 × 4.9 cm.

Provenance : Lhasa, 1986.



Notes

  1. Dimensions given are for the print area. In the case of rectangular prints these are the length of the top side and the length of the left side. For round and irregular-shaped prints these are the lengths horizontally and vertically through the centre.


Bibliography

Tibetan Tantric Charms & Amulets (230 Examples Reproduced from Original Woodblocks). Selection and text by Nik Douglas. New York : Dover Publications, 1978.



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