Sale 11AS01 | Lot 39

The Mahayana Sutra Called the Excellent Aeon

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
The Mahayana Sutra Called the Excellent Aeon

Lot Details

Lot 39
The Mahayana Sutra Called the Excellent Aeon
18th/19th Century
The 416 double pages of script and three pages of script with two paintings on each page, two of which are covered in Chinese textile in between gilt and red pigment painted wood covers decorated with Buddhist figures, wrapped in a yellow cotton cloth. Each page 9 x 25 inches.

C Estate of Braham Norwick

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $31,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Item in overall good condition. Areas of wear to covers and to corners of paper, some light stains on yellow covering cloth. Light wear to textile covers. We do not know if the book is complete.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $31,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 10am EDT
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