Chinese Pith folio, 22pc-story of tea & birds 1850

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  • Chinese Pith folio, 22pc-story of tea & birds
  • Chinese Pith folio, 22pc-story of tea & birds
  • Chinese Pith folio, 22pc-story of tea & birds

Description

Chinese pith (rice) painting folio, The Story of Tea, depicting the story of making tea, from the farmer planting the plant to the picking, preparing, and packing t=into tea-chests for export to Europe, the reverse with various pairs of colourful birds, bound within well painted black lacquer end boards with gilt figures in landscapes. Mid 19th century minor damages, original bindings #1016401

Price: $3,400.00

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