Auction 107, Lot 579

"Description d'un des plus Fameux Temples des Chinois, avec leurs Principales Idoles telles que la Figure en a ete tiree sur les Lieux & Envoiee…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: China

Period: 1719 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.9 x 14.6 inches
42.9 x 37.1 cm

An interesting folio sheet with three engravings illustrating Chinese religion. The central engraving is of a pagoda in the Province of Fokien, which is flanked by two drawings of Chinese divinities. French text below.

References:

Condition: A

Tissue repair in blank margin.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/9/2004

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