Lot 5170: A SET OF SIX SILVER TIBETAN MANUSCRIPT COVERS
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Each manuscript cover painted to the center with a bodhisattva medallion in various pigments, the silver border cast with sinuous confronted five-claw dragons chasing flaming pearl, the reverse incised with the eight buddhist emblems. Qing Dynasty period.
Provenance: Private Collection, Dallas
Dimensions: Length: 16 1/8 in (41 cm) Width: 5 1/8 in (13 cm)