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[CHINA.

Watercolour album.

Stock Code
107536
1800
£45,000

A remarkable collection of fine large format Chinese watercolours, including tradesmen, flowers, and images combining birds and flowers.

The binder of the album, George Mullen, was the most famous bookbinder in Ireland. He was active from the late eighteenth through the early nineteenth century.

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Description

Folio (55 x 37.c cm), featuring tradesmen (23), flowers (17), bird and flower (24) subjects, on thin paper (sheet size: 41 x 31.5 cm approx.) laid down on thick grey paper, tissue guards, green morocco gilt extra by George Mullen of Dublin with his ticket, covers and spine richly gilt.

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