Offered by: Tishu
By appointment only Atlanta, GA 30327 , United States Call Seller 305.400.0561


Burmese Buddhism Scripture with Lacquer Covers

$ 1,500
  • Description
    A large Theravada Buddhism Scripture book from Burma circa late 19th century to early 20th century. The book opens to continuous folding pages that is accordion like. Ink scriptures in curvy Burmese language were handwritten on both sides of the pages. The papers are bind by two lacquered wood covers with elaborate design that features relief scrolls and mini mosaic mirrors inlays.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: paper lacquer
    Condition: Fair. Antique book condition with ink handwriting, expecting paper yellowing, minor stains and general wear on the lacquer cover as shown.
    Creation Date: turn of 20th century
    Styles / Movements: Religious, Bespoke, Asian
    Incollect Reference #: 388908
  • Dimensions
    W. 17 in; H. 3.5 in; D. 7 in;
    W. 43.18 cm; H. 8.89 cm; D. 17.78 cm;
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Our collection ranges from Neolithic Art to 20th century collectible art and design. It spans 5000 thousand years of history and crosses many civilizations and cultures. Our aesthetic strongholds are Mid-century studio design, Japanese and Korean art, Asian Textile Art and Contemporary Aboriginal Art. The diversity is united behind our singular vision to seek for timeless beauty and driven purely by our passion

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