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Lot 1152: TWO ALBUMS OF CHINESE WATERCOLOUR DRAWINGS ON RICE PAPER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: one comprising 12 leaves of rice paper paintings variously depicting figures of different professions, the other comprising 12 leaves of rice paper paintings depicting dignitaries and attendants amongst elaborate interiors, each bound with textile covers
Both albums in reasonable condition with the exception of minor tears and losses (particularly to the larger album) and loosening of the mounts. The colours are generally well-preserved.
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Dimensions: The largest: 40.5 by 27.5cm,16 by 10 7/8 in.