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Tibetan Antique Gilt Wood Carved Sutra Cover

Tibetan Antique Gilt Wood Carved Sutra Cover

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1700: Item # 1427319
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Antique Tibetan wooden sutra cover, carved with 58 seated bodhisattvas on the front, gilded and painted with details. The interior side of the cover is lacquered red and painted with 64 seated bodhisattvas. Each figure is seated and with different mudras. The left side edge of the cover, is deeply carved with the head of a guardian demon flanked by scrolling vines. With metal stand.

Age: 16th-17th century

Dimensions: 9 1/2" high x 28 3/8" long x 1" thick (13" high on stand)