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PM-13-01
No. PM-13-01

PM-13-01
Sanskrit Buddhist manuscript, Tibet


Two wooden cover
size: 372 x 85 mm / 14.65 x 3.35 in
front cover with mantra "Om mani padma hung"
size: 372 x 85 mm / 14.65 x 3.35 in

34 paper leaves, some of them consecutively numbered in pencil (3-4, 11-34).
32 folios 374 x 92 mm / 14.72 x 3.62 in
2 folios 366 x 86 mm / 14.41 x 3.39 in

Tied up with leather string.

Text in ink from the Nyingmapa school with mantra of "Padmasambhava Om ah hung vajra guru padma siddhi hung". Script and grammar in poor quality. Wooden covers probably not original (smaller size compared to the paper leaves).

Provenience: German collection

Price: 420 Euro (plus 19 % VAT, shippment and packaging)





K-5
No. K-5



K-5
Kammavaca, Buddhist prayer manuscript
Burma / Mon

53 x 9 cm / 20.9 x 3.5 in
palm leaves, lacquer, gold leaf, script in cinnabar filled with ink
17 folios plus 2 wooden covers

Age: 18th / early 19th century

Noel F. Singer dated Kammavaca with 5 lines of inked script to "second half of the eighteenth and early nineteenth century." (please see Arts of Asia, Vol. 23, No. 3)

very rare 5-line Kammavaca manuscript with Hintha-bird medallions, considering the age of some 250 years the Kammavaca is in good condition with a few damages on corners and edges (please compare with the images), museum quality (!)

Price: 2.480 Euro (plus 19 % VAT, shippment and packaging)





K-9
No. K-9


K-9
Laquered brass Kammavaca


47,5 cm (18.7 in) x 8,8 cm (3.46 in)
9 gilded brass leaves
(18 pages) with 2 wood covers

Age: late 19th / early 20th century

There are some rubbing with nicks and chip,
commensurate with age and use.

Price: 630 Euro (plus 19 % VAT, packaging and shipment)



No. Lit-02
No. Lit-02


Lit-02

Arts of Asia, Volume 23, Number 3
Original issue May-June 1993
Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Noel F. Singer
"KAMMAVACA TEXTS, THEIR COVERS AND BINDING RIBBONS"


Page 101:
Reference: Please compare second leave to K-9, leave no. 5






K-12
No. K-12


K-12
Laquered brass Kammavaca

47,5 cm (18.7 in) x 8,8 cm (3.46 in)
12 gilded brass leaves
(24 pages) with 2 wood covers

Age: late 19th / early 20th century

There are some rubbing with nicks and chip,
commensurate with age and use.

Price: 840 Euro (plus 19 % VAT, packaging and shipment)




S-13-01
No. S-13-01



S-13-01
Sarsekyo / Sazigyo binding ribbon

It's a mid 19th century sazigyo, undated. Worn but only with minor damages. The loop is an extra cord tied around the start of the band. The sazigyo and the text are in natural, undyed yarn with a narrow strip of indigo blue to contrast the script.

Length: 290 cm width: 2,5 cm

Price: 180 Euro (plus 19 % VAT, packaging and shipment)




S-13-02
No. S-13-02



S-13-02
Sarsekyo / Sazigyo binding ribbon

A rare green sazigyo without loop. 19th century, very good condition without any damages. Text in natural, undyed yarn. With a few decoration.

Length: 310 cm width: 2,7 cm

Price: 190 Euro (plus 19 % VAT, packaging and shipment)




S-13-03
No. S-13-03



S-13-03
Sarsekyo / Sazigyo binding ribbon

This wonderful early multicolour sazigyo is in very good condition. Decorated with a large pagoda motif at the end of the band. 19th century.

Length: 335 cm width: 2,3 cm

Price: 190 Euro (plus 19 % VAT, packaging and shipment)




S-06
No. S-06



S-06
Green Sarsekyo / Sazigyo binding ribbon

Length: ca. 467 cm / 183.9 in
Stunning rare green Sarsekyo with rich decoration

Age: dated 127? (probably 1), 2014 = 1375/1376

Rare green dated Sazigyo in excellent condition

Price: 180 Euro (plus 19 % VAT, packing and shipment)






No. Lit-02
No. Lit-02


Lit_02
Arts of Asia, Volume 23, Number 3
Original issue May-June 1993
Publisher and Editor: Tuyet Nguyet

Content among others:
Noel F. Singer
"KAMMAVACA TEXTS, THEIR COVERS AND BINDING RIBBONS"


Book condition:
used but good condition

Price: Euro 40 (plus 19 % VAT, packing and shipment to Europe)

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