[Asia] Calamin-Han, Empereur et souverain d'Asie. Tire des Estampes du Cabinet du Roi.
A.D.P.R. A Paris chez Duflos rue St. Victor. [n.d. c.1787]
Engraving with strong contemporary colour in gold leaf line surround. 276 x 166mm.
A figure described by Fernand Mendez Pinto in the account of his explorations in Asia, 1537 - 1558. 'Calaminhan' is believed to be Luang Prabang in Laos, to which Pinto was taken as a prisoner by the Burmese.
[Ref: 1955] £90.00