Chinese Actors Costume Mask Women Fans scarce old 1752 antique engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
(Asia- China- Costume- Mask- Hand Fans- Robes- Chinese Women- Stage)
Printed London, ca. 1752
Engraved by I. Basire
Art by Nieuhof
Uncommon original antique vintage engraved print.
Paper shows signs of age- some normal minor waviness, some spotting, dampstaining or foxing. Despite the obvious signs of age, still a fine old engraved print which is a pleasure to examine in detail.
An appealing and not often seen antique view which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
In Good+ to near VG or better antiquarian condition, mostly clean overall, light age dustiness or light surface wear, overall the image is clean and very attractive --
Please inspect enlargeable photo closely - Any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within zoomable picture provided .
[ note: We grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].
Despite any small age flaws the sheet may display, the printed area remains fresh, clean and visually pleasing. The print is well preserved.
Overall a nice impression of an original and interesting antique printed image that any collector, institution or person of good taste would be happy to own.
Sheet measures c. 9 1/8" W x 6 7/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 8" W x 6" H.