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Emperor with official. [pith painting 通草畫]
Pub. Location[Guangzhou 廣州]Publisher---
Date1840?Phys. Desc.gouache on pith paper :30 x 20 cm. (est.)
LocationDigital Archives, and Silver RoomCall Numberpp3 display [N7343.5.E67]
Emperor with official.
Depicts Chinese emperor (rather generic, perhaps based on Jiaqing?), seated in elaborate throne before a wood screen on bright rug, with official at his side.
Gouache on pith paper. Fragment of larger piece.
All edges damaged, right edge section apparently missing, fragments incomplete. Size estimated for full image.
Tongcaohua 通草畫 (Tetrapanax papyrifer)
Local access (600 ppi tif & jpg)-[pith painting 3]
Subject(s)Pith painting [Tongcaohua 通草畫]--Examples
China trade art
China trade art--Guangzhou--19th century
Rec. TypePith painting [Tongcaohua 通草畫]LanguageChinese 中文
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #18585