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14/15thC Tibetan Manuscript Cover


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A carved Tibetan manuscript cover depicting the five tathagatas seated in shrines and attended by birds, vases, elephants, horses etc., the shrines interspersed with elaborate scrolling motifs, painted pale green to reverse.

Missing border section at lower right. Later pigment- the carving would originally have been gilded. Collector’s number to reverse. Loops for suspension. Dimensions: 8 in. x 27 ¼ in. 14/15th cent.