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Chinese Hand Colored miniatures of trades and scenes by [China] - 1920 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints and Biblio.com

Chinese Hand Colored miniatures of trades and scenes

by [China]

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1920. Twelve hand-colored cards depicting various Chinese trades and scenes. Not dated, 20th century. Watercolors of indeterminate age with captions in English. Cards depict trades such as "Barber," "Knife and Scissor Sharpener," "Yellow Rice Cake Seller," "Dealer in Chicken and Ducks," "Waste Watter Arrier" (sic), & "Vegetable Vender" (sic). Others show scenes or methods of transport, including "Chinese Wedding Chair," "Peking Cart," "Transport Outside the Great Wall," "Chinese Donkey," "The harrier," & "Chinese Meal Grinding." These cards were certainly produced by amateur artists to be sold to tourists in China, probably during the first half of the 20th century. Manila stock, each approximately 3 3/4 x 2 1/4". Clean and fine.


  • Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 15929
  • Title: Chinese Hand Colored miniatures of trades and scenes
  • Author: [China]
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Date published: 1920
  • Bookseller catalogs: CHINA;


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