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Sutra Book Cover, Tibet, 15th C.

Sutra Book Cover, Tibet, 15th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1492: Item # 1245842

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 €1,800.00 
Sutra book cover carved all over its surface with, in the center, a Bhaisajyaguru Buddha ("The Master of Healing") sitting on a lotus throne in a niche, and Tibetan characters on the rest of the surface. On one side, a monster head surrounded with floral designs is carved. Wood with fine dark-brown glossy patina and remnants of red pigments. Tibet, 15th century. Length: 53.5 cm. Erosion and chips, otherwise good condition.