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Auction 95, Lot 368

"Habillement de l'Empereur de la Chine & des Dames de son Palais avec quelques usages & coutumes observees en ca pais", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: China

Period: 1705 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17.4 x 14.8 inches
44.2 x 37.6 cm
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Beautifully engraved folio sheet with a three panel engraving featuring the Chinese Emperor flanked by lovely ladies. The engravings are particularly interesting because they depict the elaborate interior furnishings of the palace and fine clothing of the royal class. Panels of French text below.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/13/2001