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Book cover

Book cover

  • Place of origin:

    Tibet (made)

  • Date:

    16th century - 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pinewood, carved with traces of painting and gilding

  • Museum number:

    IM.113-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Front cover of a book of the Lamaist scriptures (Kah-gyur); carved pinewood with the remains of painting and gilding. The five central enthroned figures represent the five Dhyani-Buddhas.

Place of Origin

Tibet (made)

Date

16th century - 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pinewood, carved with traces of painting and gilding

Dimensions

Width: 15.5 cm, Length: 35 cm, Depth: 1.5 cm

Descriptive line

Book cover of Lamaist scriptures, pine with traces of gilding and painting, Tibet, 16th/17th century

Materials

Pine; Pigment

Techniques

Carving; Painting; Gilding

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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