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Pith Paper Ink Paintings Imperial Court Album Qing Dy

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1900: Item # 1206467

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Incredible and Rare set of 12 Chinese ink on pith paper bound in their original album depicting an Emperor and Empress and members of the Imperial court. Painted by a highly skilled master artist, these are the finest paintings of this subject matter on pith paper that we have ever seen. Circa 1830-1850, the painting are in excellent condition and the colors are rich and vibrant. There are some age spots on the paper that can be professionally removed and there are a few small areas, generally at the edge of the some of pith paper that seem to be cracking. However, the paintings are intact. Our recommendation is that once received you transfer them to an acid