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Foreward by Hardy Jowett
Chinese Costumes Qing Dynasty Hand Painted, Painting Assoc. of Peiping 1932
China: The Chinese Painting Association of Peiping, 1932. EX Antique condition. See photos and full description. Chinese Costumes Qing Dynasty Beautifully Hand Painted, Painting Association of Peiping 1932 Published by The Chinese Painting Association of Peiping. (1932), 24 delicate hand-colored plates, each showing a costume worn in a particular role, office or occasion, such as a funeral or wedding, during the Qing Dynasty. Each plate is accompanied by a tissue guard with explanatory text in English. Clean and unmarked. All images in EX condition. The beautiful plates of court and other Chinese and Manchu costumes were hand coloured by members of a famous family of court painters who served for generations in the Qing Court. According to the Foreward of Hardy Jowett, each image is "authentic in detail and colour and wonderfully executed" and it offers "a standard portrayal of Costumes rapidly falling into disuse, some already so." Silk-wrapped covers in VG/near EX condition as shown. 12 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches. U.S. shipping via priority mail including insurance. Int'l shipping via express mail only, with an additional charge for insurance. Int'l ebayer's please contact me for the cost of shipping to your country.
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