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[CHINESE COSTUMES]. - [A collection of ten small Chinese water colours on pith]. China, about 1900.

Comprises ten small watercolour drawings ( 10 x 6,5 cm) on pith. Preserved in it's original glass-top box of pasteboard trimmed in silk brocade. With shopkeeper's chop on lower cover. The illustrations depict various costumes of Mandarins and ladies of the Imperial Court in finely executed and delicate water colours. Christmas and New Year Greetings are printed in Pidgin English and Chinese on each image. Four of the images are slightly chipped at outer edge but overall a very fine set of this charming export souvenir.
EUR 950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1116.24 | £UK 838 | JPą 125694] Book number 100661

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Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB)
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