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Pu-Quà Stone-Hewer

Pu-Quà. A Stone-Hewer. / Un Tailleur de Pierres. At work, below a screen preventing chippings harming passers-by. Colored stipple by J. Dadley (fl. before 1797 – after 1803). Inscribed: Pu-Quà, Cantòn, Delin. / Dadley, London, Sculpt. 10⅜ × 9 in (26.4 × 22.7 cm).

According to Lipperheide Le 21 after-engraving, here in reverse, about 1810 after Dadley’s work of 1799 (Lipperheide Le 17). – With explanation leaf in French-German parallel text. – The plate with weak little foxing spots.

Offer no. 14,643 | EUR 148. (c. US$ 179.) + shipping

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Working on China’s Rise
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