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PROPERTY FROM A WASHINGTON D.C. FAMILY COLLECTION

A FOLIO OF SIXTEEN LITHOGRAPHS OF THE QIANLONG EMPEROR'S MILITARY CONQUESTS
QING DYNASTY, DATED 1890
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1500

PROPERTY FROM A WASHINGTON D.C. FAMILY COLLECTION

A FOLIO OF SIXTEEN LITHOGRAPHS OF THE QIANLONG EMPEROR'S MILITARY CONQUESTS
QING DYNASTY, DATED 1890
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A FOLIO OF SIXTEEN LITHOGRAPHS OF THE QIANLONG EMPEROR'S MILITARY CONQUESTS
QING DYNASTY, DATED 1890
reproductions of the Imperial-commissioned prints commemorating the battles and ceremonies of the so-called 'pacification of Xinjiang' (1758-59), together with sixteen complementary texts in the hand of the emperor, an introduction, and a postscript, all printed by lithograph with black and red inks, original red cover (35)
Height of cover 19 1/4  in., 48.9 cm; Length 26 in., 66 cm
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Provenance

Collection of a United States Army General stationed in China, acquired between 1925 and 1948, and thence by descent.

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