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Lot 199


Estimated Value:

15.000 € - 25.000 €

Hammer Price:


China, Ming dynasty or earlier
29,1 x 11,2 cm pro S.
Yellow-toned paper, with brocade cover, 14 leaves, each leaf folded into five pages, each page 29.1 x 11.2 cm, six columns per page, 17 characters per column, with calligraphy in the style of the Tang dynasty, each leaf serial-numbered ‚tongyi‘, partially mentioning the name of the carver of the woodblock in the margins, e.g. ‚?mentong, zhou?, dong, dai, tian, zheng?, zheng (fu) hui‘. The text prefaced with a Tibetan-influenced Buddhist depiction and plate dedicating the sutra to the emperor, with the sutra title and number at the beginning and end of the text
Old and important European private collection - Small damages due to age