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    Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 269

    CHINESE SCHOOL ALBUM. Album containing 12 ink and color drawings on pith paper, Qing Dynasty. [China, 19th century].

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    CHINESE SCHOOL ALBUM. Album containing 12 ink and color drawings on pith paper, Qing Dynasty. [China, 19th century].

    Oblong 4° album containing 12 finely drawn ink and color drawings on pith paper, each drawing measures approximately 190 x 290 mm and mounted onto larger sheets (233 x 330 mm) with blue silk ribbon borders. Bound in late 19th-century boards, later cloth rebacking, old silk ties.

    The subjects include various court scenes, school room scenes, domestic ceremonies (tea ceremonies, baby bathing, breast-feeding, etc.), processions and prayer ceremonies.


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