Pair of Extremely Rare, Museum Quality Antique Wooden Temple Doors - 10 Panels with Raised Calligraphy. Carved Characters are Modern Chinese, Ancient Chinese and what is believed to be Farsi. (Each Set of 5 Panels is 84" x 22" x 2) (weight is 30 Lbs each set). These are not simply "printing blocks".
An expert in Chinese Antiquities at the University of Washington believes these were inner temple doors from a Buddhist Temple. The 10 panels themselves are very old and each panel is carved on both sides.
They were mounted in more modern mahogany frames (perhaps in the 1940's). Gold leaf is on one side of each panel, highlighting the lettering.These are truly one of a kind pieces. Located outside of the US? The item "Antique Chinese Temple Doors Museum Quality" is in sale since Monday, March 11, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques". The seller is "seattlebuck2" and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.