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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 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
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 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
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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