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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 139

    AN ALBUM, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ALBUM, 19TH CENTURY
    containing twelve erotic paintings in ink and colours on paper, each depicting figures in amorous embraces in interiors, on terraces and in gardens -- each painting 8¾in. x 7½in. (22.2cm. x 19cm.), ten with calligraphy in lower left hand corner, one in lower right hand corner, mounted, brocade cover and embroidered outer cover; and a further album, 18th century, containing twelve erotic paintings in ink and colours on silk -- each painting 9½in. x 8in. (24.1cm. x 20.3cm.), one painting signed and sealed, mounted, brocade cover. (2)


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