A gilt polychromed wood manuscript cover Tibet, circa 13th century
Lot 4
A gilt polychromed wood manuscript cover Tibet, circa 13th century
US$ 5,000 - 6,000
£3,000 - 3,600
Auction Details
A gilt polychromed wood book cover Tibet, XX century
Lot Details
A gilt polychromed wood manuscript cover
Tibet, circa 13th century
Carved with two interlaced foliate sprays issuing from a garuda mask, set within a beaded border and outer rim consisting of a single foliate scroll interwoven throughout three edges and the fourth with intertwining couplets; the sides with blossoms.
27 x 8 1/4 in. (68.5 x 21 cm)

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  • Provenance:
    Sotheby's, New York, 16 September 1999, lot 75
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