Lot 304 - A183AS Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Tuesday, 05. December 2017, 10.00 AM
China, Qianlong period, published in 1789/90, 50x87 cm.
Plate 1 of a set of 12 copper-plate engravings with detailed scenes depicting the Qianlong Emperor's successful military campaign against Formosa in 1787-88. The inscriptions represent poems composed and written by the Qianlong Emperor and were added to the copper-plate engraving from wood blocks. Framed under glass.
The same engraving is in the collection of the British Museum.
CHF 4 000 / 6 000
€ 3 740 / 5 610
Sold for CHF 4 320 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.