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The lotus sutra
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About the item

(1)album of fifty-three leaves, with nine collectors' seals(2)album of fifty-three leaves, with three collectors' seals(3)album of fifty-two leaves, with three collectors' seals(4)album of sixty-one leaves, with three collectors' seals(5)album of fifty-eight leaves, with three collectors' seals(6)album of fifty-six leaves, with three collectors' seals(7)album of fifty leaves, dated the fifth year of the Zhizheng period (1345), with dedication, and with seven collectors' seals
HK
HK
HK

medium

Gold on blue paper, a set of seven albums

creator

Anonymous, Yuan Dynasty

condition

- Minor wormholes mainly at the folds and margins- Wormholes throughout several pages- The gold color turns slightly red-brown at the edges of scriptural pictures - Minor tears at the folds in a few pages- The color at the cover is slightly fade out. Some wormholes and paper loss at the cover "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

dimensions

Each 31.9 by 22.3 cm. 12 1/2  by 8 3/4  in.See illustration of forty-two leaves

consignmentDesignation

Important paintings and calligraphy previously from the mi yun hall (lot360-370)


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