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$ 1,500

Burmese Buddhism Scripture with Lacquer Covers

Origin United States
Period 1900-1919
Materials paper lacquer
W. 17 in; H. 3.5 in; D. 7 in;
W. 43.18 cm; H. 8.89 cm; D. 17.78 cm;
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
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.
Styles / Movements Asian, Bespoke, Religious
Incollect Reference Number 388908
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