|Mandarin drinking tea. [pith painting 通草畫]|
|Pub. Location||[Guangzhou 廣州]||Publisher||---|
|Date||1840?||Phys. Desc.||25 x 19 cm.|
|Location||Digital Archives, and Silver Room||Call Number||pp2 display [N7343.5.M3]|
|Depicts Mandarin having tea at his dining table, attended by a servant with a teapot. |
Gouache on pith paper.
Tongcaohua 通草畫 (Tetrapanax papyrifer), popularly but erroneously called 'rice paper'.
Damage on lower edge and poor mending in back.
Local access (600 ppi tif & jpg)-[pith painting 2]