19th Century Thangka Painted Wooden Sutra Cover
The inner face has thangka like paintings and script.
The superbly rendered calligraphy is illuminated with gold paint.
Wood shows signs of wear.
Estimated to be from the early-mid 1800s
15 X 4 inches
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.