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Lot 3516

Tibet, 1857 (17 Feb.) State letter of the Kingdom of Tibet (Dalai Lama) to the King of Nepal, showing large red ink seal and small round seal. Paraphrasing the text of the letter : "I hope everything is alright. I spend my time with religious matters. The religious relations between the Gurkha (Nepal) and Tibet are friendly and continuous. Send some men to buy medicine and cleaning products for the temple of Buddha. You have to buy important things for it. I believe and hope that we can help the Government of the King of Nepal. We also would like to obtain some religious sermons from Nepal. Transmitting 5 Chinese silver buttons with this as a gift." .
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000

Realized HK$ 46,000

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