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A 17th Century Nepalese carved and painted Shavite or Shakta book cover

Stock Number: y3405
A 17th Century Nepalese carved and painted Shavite or Shakta book cover
Price
Sales price $1400.00

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Description

A fine 17th Century Nepalese carved and painted  Shavite or Shakta book cover. Both of the outer surfaces carved with beautiful foliate motif, while the inner surfaces are painted with Hindu deities. All over dark glossy patina.

Ex G. Virtue Collection, New South Wales, collected in Kathmandu in 1973 

Origin:

Circa 17th Century Nepal

Dimensions:

Length: 20 cm  / Width: 8.5 cm

Condition:

Deep glossy patina from extensive handling with minor loss on the painted surfaces, in overall fine condition. Custom mounted.