ANTIQUE BURMESE KAMMAVACA MANUSCRIPT BUDDHA GOLDEN BOOK C.1900

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  • Sold Date: Dec 03,2012
  • Channel: Online Auction
ANTIQUE BURMESE KAMMAVACA MANUSCRIPT BUDDHA GOLDEN BOOK C.1900

BURMESE KAMMAVACA MANUSCRIPT, LATE 19th-EARLY 20th C. The Burmese Buddhist manuscript in round Pali script, executed in tamarind seed lacquer on sixteen monk's cloth lacquered "tablets" or "leaves" with front and back covers of gold painted wood. There are 16 tablets and the wood covers. 18 pieces. These tablets are 20 ½” long and 4 ¾” high. ( 51.5 cm x 12 cm) These are minor chips to edges and corners of some of the tablets) otherwise these look to be in very good condition. Each Tablet has a small hole in it for hanging.

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