Pu-Quà, Porter with Fruit Trees and Flowers

Pu-Quà. A Porter with Fruit Trees and Flowers. / Porteur de Fleurs et d’Arbres Fruitiers. The carrying frame carried over the shoulder equals that of the water porter. Colored stipple by J. Dadley (fl. before 1797 – after 1803). Inscribed: Pu-Quà. Cantòn. Delin. / Dadley. London. Sculpt. 10⅜ × 8⅜ in (26.3 × 21.2 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 Chinois aiment beaucoup les fleurs, et les arbres fruitiers nains, qui viennent dans des vases de porcelaine, et sont placés sur des piédestaux, ou sur les balustrades de leurs cours. ”

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