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BUDDHISM PRAYER BOOK
N.D. Circa Mid/Late 18th Century; Qianlong Emperor/Qing Dynasty; China; Zitan Wood Boards, Silk over boards; Eight Spinach Jade Tablets; 16 Pages; w5.7"xh8.9", About 4 Lbs.; Very Rare!
•Beautiful/Original Zitan wooden boards, Gold descended seals to both sides,
•Eight genuine Spinach Jade tablets, Engraved in gold on both sides,
•Goddess Guanyin (with a thousand hands) to first tablet, Seals on back,
•Ten lines with six Chinese Traditional characters per line,
•on a Grey pattern woven silk over boards, Last tablet with two dragons,
•Fine Display Piece
•Believe its Prayer/Buddhism related!
•Guanyin or Guan Yin is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion and venerated by Mahayana Buddhists and followers of Chinese folk religions, also known as the "Goddess of Mercy" in English. The Chinese name Guanyin, short for Guanshiyin, means "[The One Who] Perceives the Sounds of the World".
•Condition is Good+/Very Good. Some surface wear to boards/some tablets, loss of gold to 3/4 characters, otherwise very good!
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- Roga Books (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- 1780 BUDDHA BUDDHISM PRAYER SPINACH JADE TABLET ZITAN WOOD ASIA GOD QING DYNASTY CHINESE
- Book condition
- Used - Very Good
- Quantity available
- Place of Publication
- Date published
- BUDDHA, ASIA, CHINA, CHINESE, JADE, BUDDHISM, GOD, BIBLE, 1ST EDITION, FIRST EDITION, ENLIGHTENMENT, REINCARNATION, RELIGION
- Bookseller catalogs
- 18th Century;