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Auction 98, Lot 450

"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 x 14.8 inches
43.2 x 37.6 cm
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Beautifully engraved folio sheet with a three panel engraving featuring the Chinese Emperor flanked by his lovely concubines. 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: B

Old repair of centerfold and a couple of wormholes in margins, not affecting text or image.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $125

Closed on 3/6/2002