Lot 304 - A183AS Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Tuesday, 05. December 2017, 10.00 AM

COPPER-PLATE ENGRAVING.

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.

銅板版畫。

中國,清代,印刷於1789/90年間,50x87釐米。
圖中描繪了乾隆皇帝在1787-88年平定台灣得勝的場景。版畫圖空白處附乾隆皇帝御筆題詞,由木板套印在銅板畫上,玻璃框裝裱。
同版印製的版畫被大英博物館收藏。

CHF 4 000 / 6 000

€ 3 740 / 5 610

Sold for CHF 4 320 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.