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Female Musican.
Female Musican.
A. Freschi sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1812.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 175 x 100mm (7 x 4"). Trimmed, laid on album paper, old ink mss. plate number at top.
A woman with gongs on a framework. From Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 53252]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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The Professor of Hong Kong.
The Professor of Hong Kong.
T.E.T 1886.
Ink and watercolour. Circular, 80mm (3¼"). Time stained.
A dishevelled cello player.
[Ref: 53253]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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The Taking of ye City of Cotchin in Mallabar.
The Taking of ye City of Cotchin in Mallabar.
C. Decker fc. [after Johan Nieuhoff.]
[London: Awnsham and John Churchill, c.1703.]
Etching with engraving, late 17th century watermark. 280 x 355mm (11 x 13¾"), with wide margins. Orignal folds
The Dutch capture of Kochi (Cochin) from the Portuguese in 1663 with several large warships firing toward the town. The plate was engraved by Dutchman Coenraet Decker (c.1650-85), a pupil of Romeyn de Hooghe, as an illustration of Johann Nieuhoff's Travels, 1682. This version, with an English title, was first published in 1703 but was reissued up to 1745.
[Ref: 53369]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Mountebank,
Mountebank,
W. Milton sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1812.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 100 x 175mm (4 x 7"). Trimmed, laid on album paper.
A Chinese seller of fake medicines, from Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 53243]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Musical Instruments.
Musical Instruments.
A. Freschi sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1812.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 100 x 175mm (4 x 7"). Trimmed, laid on album paper.
Musical instruments including a fish drum, from Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 53250]   £45.00   (£54.00 incl.VAT)
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Musical Instruments.
Musical Instruments.
A. Freschi sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1812.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 100 x 175mm (4 x 7"). Trimmed, laid on album paper, old ink mss. plate number at side.
Including drums and stringed instruments. From Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 53242]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Wrestler & Automaton. Tom Tom Player.
Wrestler & Automaton. Tom Tom Player.
A. Freschi sculpsit.
[London: John Stockdale, 1812.]
Stipple and line engraving, with original hand colour. Sheet 175 x 100mm (7 x 4"). Trimmed, laid on album paper.
Rare automaton image. From Jean Baptiste Joseph Breton De La Martinière's four-volume ''China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the late M. Bertin: With Observations Explanatory, Historical, and Literary''.
Abbey Travel 536.
[Ref: 53251]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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