19th Century Thai Manuscript

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A 19th century Thai folding book, containing a Buddhist manuscript in black ink on cream paper, written on both sides with 16 narrative paintings in gouache extending over two folios.
The cover is in goatskin with gilding accent.
The miniatures appear to illustrate the life of Krishna, probably under the
Bhagavad-Gita category.
A great coffee table conversation!

Details

  • Condition
    Fair
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    3 in. H x 29.25 in. W x 5.5 in. D
    8 cm H x 74 cm W x 14 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU98182834502
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2013

Located in Los Angeles, CA

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