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Fine book cover/sutra-board, Tibet: 14/15th cent

Fine book cover/sutra-board, Tibet: 14/15th cent


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1492: Item # 1336780

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 $ 5,200 
A finely carved book cover/sutra-board (top) of middle size showing in the central, recessed tableaux the four-armed image of Mahaprajnaparamiti flanked by Sakyamuni on the right and Vairocana on the left. All three seated on elaborate thrones with detailed mandorlas topped by garudas. Surrounding them are numerous small images depicting buddhas, bodhisattvas, protectors, and lamas. Remains of gilt and red color. Tibet: 14/15th cent. H 16 cm, L 40 cm. Condition: Very good with only one and a half, small image lost.