Lot 129
  • 129

Watercolours

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1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Description

  • Album of 24 paintings of Chinese punishments. [China, nineteenth century]
  • Paper
Oblong folio (327 x 400mm.), 24 fine paintings in gouache on thin Chinese paper, each mounted on European paper, recto only, nineteenth century brown half morocco, marbled boards, minor spotting and staining, some cockling as a result of mounting, binding slightly worn

Catalogue Note

These detailed paintings demonstrate traditional punishments of the Qing era.
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