20 octobre 2016

Sotheby's to offer rare Chinese & European books, maps, photographs and manuscripts

Lot 212. Huang Qianren, 大清萬年一統天下全圖. DA QING WANNIAN YITONG TIANXIA QUANTU. [COMPLETE MAP OF THE GREAT QING'S TEN-THOUSAND-YEAR UNIFIED [REALM OF] ALL UNDER HEAVEN]. Daoguang 3 [1823]. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.   LONDON.- The most significant sale of its kind to be held in a generation, “China in Print and on Paper” reveals the rich history of cartography, exploration, trade and diplomacy between China and the West for over half a millennium. Together, the... [Lire la suite]