King of Cochin China Royal Elephant Flanked Guards 1778 antique engraved print
$ 55.00

The King of Cochin-China Riding an Elephant, Attended by his Nayos or Guards

(Warriors with Facial Piercing, Decorated Elephant, Spear Wield Warriors, Archer, South East Asian Royalty)

Issued 1778, London

Charming original antique engraved print. Set within an ornate engraved frame like border which adds a most appealing visual impact.

Printed in the late 18th century, the hand made paper has gently age toned as always, but which remains sound, mostly clean & well preserved.

A lovely ethnic image which is not often seen, and is perfect for display.

A picture is worth a thousand words. The zoomable image is a major part of the item description. Please examine closely, as what you see is what we will send you. [note: we grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws ].

In Good+ to near Very Good or better condition; normal uniform minor age toning to sheet as typical, light waviness and small staining or spotting. Overall the printed image is clean, well preserved and very attractive.

A fascinating antique printed image which any collector, dealer, institution or person of artistic taste would be happy to own and display.

Sheet measures c.  13 5/8" H x  8 5/8" W.

Printed area measures c. 11" H x  6 3/8" W