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Pu-Quà, Chinese Fishmonger

Pu-Quà. A Fishmonger. The Chinese fish seller as street vendor, here slicing a carp into pieces. More of them in a tub besides him. Colored stipple by J. Dadley (fl. before 1797 – after 1803). Inscribed: Pu-Quà, Cantòn, Delin. / Dadley. London. Sculpt. 10¼ × 8⅝ in (26 × 22 cm).

From Lipperheide Le 21. – With explanation sheet in German + French. – After-engraving in the same direction about 1810 after Dadley’s engraving of 1799 (Lipperh. Le 17). – On fresh strong paper.

“ Les poisson d’eau dormante, comme la carpe, etc. se vend tout vivant dans les rues, et les especes les plus grosse son coupées en tranches pour ceux qui ne veulent an acheter qu’une petite quantité. ”

Offer no. 14,605 / EUR  148. (c. US$ 179.) + shipping

In great selection :
Working on China’s Rise
Pu-Quà’s colored Chinese professions


„ ich wende mich in (obiger) Angelegenheit an Sie als ausgewiesene Johann-Elias-Ridinger-Experten … “

(Bundesamt für …, Berlin, 11. Juli 2014)