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Painted Manuscript Cover and Two Sutra Covers

Auction:
2939M
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Discovery - 2939M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Painted Manuscript Cover and Two Sutra Covers, wood manuscript cover, India, 19th century, depicting Krishna playing a flute and surrounded by two attendants, and two wood sutra covers, Tibet or Nepal, painted with various deities in mandorlas, lg. to 22 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

India, Nepal, Tibet, Indian religions, Krishna, Mahayana sutras, Religion, Sutra, Tripiṭaka

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