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1235 SOLD - Set of 3 Framed Antique Kammavaca Buddhist Manuscript Folios from Burma

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A Lot of 3 folios from the Ancient Burmese Kammavaca Manuscript on Palm Leaf

Pages lacquered and gilded. Pali Script – Tamarind lacquer.

The Pali text is written in black resinous lacquer in ornate Burmese characters known as “tamarind-seed” script, also referred to as “square” script.

Gilding worn in places. The pages have suffered from the passing of time and some edges or corners crumbled. Frames not in perfect condition

Each one framed individually

Folios estimated to be from the 1800s



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.


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