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Sutra Book Markers

Sutra Book Markers

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1920: Item # 1317493

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Ensemble of 3 Lanna Thai Buddhist reading implements (analogous to a Yad Torah Pointer). Used to mark pages and point out words while reciting a sutra from a Buddhist text, i.e. individual pages sandwiched between two small wooden planks. The one with most vivid gold looks to have been relacquered- circa 50 to 90 years old and comes with a custom metal display stand. L24.5cm/Total H: (with stand) 29cm/11.5in/9.8in. Included for free are two oldish palm leaf pages from a Sri Lankan Buddhist manuscript- see in last enlargement.