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Unknown photographer: A signed b/w photograph of the 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso; b. 1935) as a young man. Photo size 20×25 cm. Frame size 33×43 cm.

This exposure (the original photo that is) is from 1951 and originates from Dromo in the south-western part of Tibet, near the Indian border. Here, the then 15 year old Dalai Lama and his government had settled during the escalating crisis, which a few years later (1959) led to the complete Chinese takeover of power.

Seller informs

This is a modern reproduction of a photograph from 1951. The photograph bears the authentic signature of the 14th Dalai Lama. Certificate of authenticity from JSA included. JSA is one of the most reputable authorities in the world in regards to valuation and authentication of signatures.

Please note that Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers has not physically examined this item, the estimate is solely based on the seller’s photographic material. Therefore, we cannot provide a description of the condition, and it is not possible to request a report on the item’s condition.

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Estimate

1,500 kr.

Sold

Price realised

1,550 kr.  

18 bids

When Bidder Bid
1050138 1,550 kr.
883810 (Auto bid) 1,500 kr.
1050138 1,500 kr.
883810 (Auto bid) 1,450 kr.
1050138 1,400 kr.
883810 (Auto bid) 1,350 kr.
1050138 1,300 kr.
883810 (Auto bid) 1,250 kr.
1050138 1,200 kr.
883810 (Auto bid) 1,150 kr.
1050138 1,100 kr.
883810 (Auto bid) 1,050 kr.
1050138 1,000 kr.
883810 950 kr.
836231 (Auto bid) 900 kr.
883810 850 kr.
836231 800 kr.
883810 750 kr.