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Pu-Quà Flute-Seller

Pu-Quà. A Flute-Seller. / Un Marchand de Flûte. He carries his wares in a double bag over his right shoulder while he plays one himself to attract customers. Colored stipple by J. Dadley (fl. before 1797 – after 1803). Inscribed: Pu-Quà. Cantòn. Delin. / Dadley. London. Sculpt. 10¼ × 9 in (26.1 × 22.7 cm).

According to Lipperheide Le 21 after-engraving about 1810 after Dadley’s print of 1799 (Lipperheide Le 17). – With explanation sheet in German-French parallel text.

“ Les flûtes dont on se sert en Chine, ont environ deux pieds et demi de longeur, et ont douze trous. Elles sont faites d’une espece de bambou, et l’on en tire un son doux et agréable. ”

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„ Habe heute Ihre Sendung dankend erhalten. Freue mich schon, das Buch meinem Mann … zu Weihnachten zu schenken. Liebe Grüße aus … am Dachstein “

(Frau K. G., 12. September 2007)