lacquered cover

lacquered and engraved (qiangjin-technique) campher-wood
China, Beijing, Yongle-period (1403-1424)
size: 73 x 26,5 cm.

An unusual Yongle-cover, with as only decoration a triratna on the frontside; no texts on the backside and no engraved decorations on the sides. This must have been a lower-cover, which is also indicated by the small wear on the outside of the cover.

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