Auction 108, Lot 638

"[Lot of 4 - Thailand]", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Asia

Period: 1730 (dated)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie, of Tegenwoordige Staat van alle Volkeren

Color: Black & White

See Description

Four engravings depicting a city, temple and the people of Thailand. Each is finely engraved with costumes, elaborate ceremonial boats, temples, elephants, etc. 1) " Kleding der Tonkiners" (7.5 x 6.5") drawn & engraved by I.C. Philips; 2) "Afbeelding van de Kleding der Siammers" (7.5 x 6.5"); 3) "Afbeelding van een Klooster der Talapoinen in Siam" (7.5 x 6.5"); and 4) "Afbeelding van eene vo orname Siamsche Lykstatie" (15.5 x 6.5"). The last 3 were engraved by A. vander Laan.


Condition: B

Toned with a little faint foxing. Folding as issued.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/29/2004