Chinese export album with 12 gouaches of birds on pith paper.

Chinese Export Album with a complete set of 12 coloured gouaches (image size 290 x 180 Mm) of birds on pith paper, in original silk binding, China ca. 1850, oblong. Each painting depicting a pair of birds with different flowers or flowering branches on the background. The pith paper gouaches are mounted with light-blue silk ribbons onto the original paper sheets of the album. The pith paper images are in very good condition. The board of the album is covered with red silk. 

Collections: Books, rare and exclusive

Category: Art, Book

Type: Unknown Type