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Album: Manchu Officials. Woman with a book. Sunqua, attributed (Chinese, ac.1830-1870). Album containing 12 watercolours (folios 1-12) on pith paper with two blank foilios (front and back, unnumbered). Watercolour, bodycolour, and ink with heightening in white, gold and silver on pith paper, laid down with with strips of blue silk-covered paper, height 365 mm, width 256 mm, 19th century. Chinese. Production Note: Export album made for the Western market.
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