03-18-2017 03-18-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2992B Boston
March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender
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Manuscript Cover with Carved Medicine Buddha

$3,690$3,000
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Manuscript Cover with Carved Medicine Buddha, Tibetan China, possibly 15th/16th century, one side with two lotus mandalas with a carved Medicine Buddha triad in a near square panel in the center, the Buddha flanked by two standing bodhisattva figures under an architectural arch with Garuda in the center, all in deep relief and gilt, the other side painted with a geometric design of vajra-inspired patterns in a long rectangular panel, 8 7/8 x 28 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

in a stabilized condition with minor surface wear and tear, loss of pigments, traces of old chips, age cracks to wood.


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