Battle Elephants soldiers horseback China 1837 charming antique engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
l'Empereur Hou-pi-Lai dans une Four portee par quatre Elephants un jour de Bataille - Emperor Hou-pi-Lai in a litter by Four Elephants Battle
(China- Chinese culture- Asia)
Issued 1837 , Paris
Charming original antique engraved print.
In Good+ t0 near VG [or better] condition: sheet lightly age toned, touches of age spotting visible in scan, overall the image remains clean and very attractive. Any minor age flaws or defects may hopefully be clearly seen in the scan- please zoom in to study. Text below image in French (easy to translate online)
Please examine the scan closely as it forms the central part of the description. There is a zoom feature so you can see close up. [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws ].
The printed area remains visually pleasing, a nice impression of an interesting and uncommon Chinese cultural image.
A fine mid-19th century print any collector, dealer, or institution would be happy to possess. Perfect for display purposes.
Sheet measures c. 7 3/4" x 4 3/4" .