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Nice-quality 18th Century Double-sided Tibetan Buddhist Sutra Pages. For Sale
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Nice-quality 18th century double-sided Tibetan Buddhist Sutra pages.
Large and attractive antique pages from the Buddhist sutras with silver script on a black background. Script on both sides written on paper made from mulberry tree pulp.
Lengths circa 50 cms (20 inches long).
Condition of the whole group is excellent with no significant damage or repairs - this selection has been carefully chosen from a larger group and represents by far the best pages in the group in terms of quality and condition.The pieces shown in the photographs are representative of the condition of the whole group and no piece will be sent out that differs significantly from those shown in the photographs - we do not send out items worse than those illustrated. Ideal for framing.
Please note: the price given is for a single page, not the whole group.
From an era long before the advent of electric lighting, the sutras were read by students in monasteries by candlelight. Opening after storage for a number of years in an archive box, a gentle odour of soot comes from the box acting as a strong reminder of the conditions in which these sutras were originally read.
Authenticity: All our items are unconditionally guaranteed to be genuine, are accurately described and date from the period given. Should any recognised museum authority express doubts about the authenticity of any item you have purchased from us then we will give a full refund. This refund is limited to the purchase price of the item. A Certificate of Authenticity will be issued on request.
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Nice-quality 18th Century Double-sided Tibetan Buddhist Sutra Pages.: $22