04-26-2014 04-26-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2719B Boston
April 26, 2014 11:00 AMCalender
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Hardstone Book of Guanyin Mantra

$3,075$2,500
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2719B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 27, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Hardstone Book of Guanyin Mantra, China, Qing Dynasty, eight pages plus wood covers, entitled "Yu Zhi Da Bei Zhou" on the front cover, four-character Qianlong mark to the back, inscribed in seal script on a dark green stone, all characters gilt, book 9 x 5 5/8, plaque 5 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

in good condition with minor tear to inner cover; wood warping and surface scratches.


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Keywords

Mantra, Qing Dynasty, China