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Lot 199a


Estimated Value:

10.000 € - 15.000 €


incl. Premium and VAT


China, printed in 1425
24,3 x 8,4 cm pro Seite
Yellowish paper with brocade cover. Each of the 14 leaves folded into seven pages, each page 24.3 x 8.4 cm, five columns per page, 13 characters per column. The text prefaced with a Buddhist depiction and plate dedicating the sutra to the emperor. Printing details at the end of the text: ‚hongxi nian yue ri (on -day -month -year of the Hongxi period [1425]), ‚damingguo jingdu zaicheng juzhu feng‘ (devotion of the citizens of the temporary capital [Beijing] of the great Ming empire), with a depiction of the bodhisattva Weituo.
Old and important European private collection - Rebound and restored, mounted on paper