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Korean Ancient Buddhist Gilded Sutra and Reliquary

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1253385
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Korean antique Buddhist Sutra text with cylindrical reliquary, the reliquary is made of gilt copper repouse with a figure incised on one side, the contents of the cylinder has been laid out flat for display in a plexiglas stand, one side is a flat rectangular gilt metal section with raised characters of buddhist text and praying figure on the left, the other side of the display has a similar rectangular section of raised Buddhist text and two figures on silver, dates to about 11th to 13th century; Goryeo Dynasty. Cylinder is 6" high. The metal leaves are 9" and 9 1/2" long.