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Auction 165, Lot 655

"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 a Rome par le Pere Grubere Iesuite", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: China - Religion

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

17.1 x 14.8 inches
43.4 x 37.6 cm
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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: A

A dark impression on paper with a Strasbourg Lily watermark and light printer's ink residue. Issued folding.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/15/2017