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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 355

    A BUDDHIST ORDINATION PRAYER MANUSCRIPT (KAMMAVACA)

    POSSIBLY KONBAUNG DYNASTY, BURMA, 19TH CENTURY

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    A BUDDHIST ORDINATION PRAYER MANUSCRIPT (KAMMAVACA)
    POSSIBLY KONBAUNG DYNASTY, BURMA, 19TH CENTURY
    Composed of 16 red-lacquered and guilded palm-leaf folios, each with 6ll. in Burmese tamarind seed script, in horizontal format, with two covers with figurative and foliate decorative motifs
    5 ¾ x 23 ¼in. (14.5 X 59cm.)


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    Another kammavaca sold at Christie's South Kensington, 27 April 2012, lot 515.