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Accordion Book of Illustrated Scriptures

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2927B
Lot:
717
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Accordion Book of Illustrated Scriptures, Thailand, 19th/20th century, with fifty double-sided pages including front and back covers, eleven paired paintings in eleven two-leaf spreads depicting Buddhist tales in mineral colors such as malachite green, azurite blue, and gold, each leaf 5 1/2 x 26 3/4, book thickness 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

tears and wears to corners, toning to paper, water damage to some leaves, scribbled in pencil and crayons to some pages.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Thailand, Azurite, Blue, Carbonate minerals, Color, Gemstones, Green, Malachite, Optical spectrum, Web colors

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