a tibetan wooden manuscript cover

14TH CENTURY

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a tibetan wooden manuscript cover
14th century
The rectangular centre carved in slight relief with bija-mantra flanked by flower heads, medaillons containing scrolling flowers and partly red coloured Eight Buddhist Symbols, bordered by a band of scrolling flowers, outer border with mantras in Vartula script, one side with kirttimukha head flanked by scrolling foliage
75 x 31 cm
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