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ORIGINAL CHINESE MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY BRILLIANTLY COLORFUL PICTURE OF 8 CHINESE MEN AROUND WHAT LOOKS LIKE A PUPPET THEATRE

Original Chinese Painting

Publication Date: 1860
Condition: Fine
From Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents (Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.)

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c. 1860. Picture painted in thick intensely colorful tempera or watercolor on unusual thin paper, believed to be pith paper. The painting is mounted on piece of rice paper by means of a 1/2 inch wide blue silk ribbon. Image bordered by the ribbon is 8 x 13 inches (20x32 cm). The paper is 9-1/2 x14-1/2 inches (24x36 cm). The image is Fine, the paper is very thin and slightly aged so overall VG. Clearly very wealthy Chinese . All clothing is elaborate and impressive. Lovely fine detail in faces, clothing and furniture. Museum quality. Bookseller Inventory # a87544

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Title: ORIGINAL CHINESE MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY ...

Publication Date: 1860

Book Condition:Fine

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