A very nice miniature Vajrayana painting that would be known in Mongolia as a " Burhany Zurag". This piece represents Buddha Shakuamuni with his two principle disciples. Small paintings such as this would have been kept on a shrine or worn in a gau as part of a personal protective amulet.
Painted on Cloth
Condition: Good with weathering commensurate with age.
Age: Mid to late 19th C
Size: 2.5 inches x 3 inches