Auction 112, Lot 639

"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)


Color: Hand Color

17.3 x 14.8 inches
43.9 x 37.6 cm

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


Condition: B

Faint stains on upper centerfold. Lovely later color.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/28/2005