Auction 97, Lot 514

"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: 1705 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17 x 14.6 inches
43.2 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.


Condition: A

Couple of tiny worm holes in margins and some minor surface soil.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $65

Closed on 12/5/2001