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Arts of India, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas Online / A CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD MANUSCRIPT COVER WITH THE FIVE PRESIDING BUDDHAS TIBET, 15TH CENTURY

PROPERTY FROM THE HAROLD AND RUTH NEWMAN COLLECTION
Lot 396
A CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD MANUSCRIPT COVER WITH THE FIVE PRESIDING BUDDHAS
TIBET, 15TH CENTURY
15 – 25 March 2022, 10:00 EDT
Online, New York

Sold for US$4,080 inc. premium

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A CARVED AND PAINTED WOOD MANUSCRIPT COVER WITH THE FIVE PRESIDING BUDDHAS

TIBET, 15TH CENTURY
Remains of gilding throughout the cover's face and left and right sides.
Himalayan Art Resources item no.4551
10 7/8 x 28 7/8 in. (27.7 x 73.4 cm)

Footnotes

西藏 十五世紀 木雕漆金彩繪五方佛護經板

The cover's carved face depicts a vase of plenty at the center of the lotus blossom and foliate scrolls it engenders. The carved left edge has a kirtimukha masked flanked by further foliate scrolls. The painted underside depicts (from left to right) Ratnasambhava, Akshobhya, Vajadhara, Amitabha, and Amoghasiddhi Buddhas.

Provenance:
Sotheby's, New York, Indian and Southeast Asian Art, 25 March 1999, lot 21
The Collection of Ruth and Harold Newman

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