Sale 20AS02 | Lot 340

Tibetan Gilt-Wood Manuscript Cover

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 340
Tibetan Gilt-Wood Manuscript Cover
Circa 14th century
Carved with three Buddhas divided by clouds, within a lappet surround; Together with a Framed Jain Manuscript Leaf, 15th century Height 8 3/4 inches, width 28 inches

Cover purchased 26 November 1996 from Michael K. Wörner, Frankfurt, Germany; sold with original receipt

C Estates of WR Appleby and Elinor Appleby

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $5,937 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Sutra cover in very good overall condition: carving is crisp and unbroken; gilding is even and intact. There are signs of age and handling throughout; worn edges; the back has modern screws inserted to support hanging wire

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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $5,937 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

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