06 mai 2018

An imperial copper book by Emperor Tu Duc, Vietnam, dated 1869

Lot 30. An imperial copper book by Emperor Tu Duc, Vietnam, dated 1869; 21.5 x 15 cm (8 ½ x 6 in). Estimate HK$200,000 - 300,000. Sold for HK$ 200,000 (€ 21,287). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Dated 2nd day of the 7th month in the 22nd year of the reign of Tu Duc. Provenance: Private Swiss Collection Note: Five pages including three inscribed double pages, front and back cover page. The thick cover pages are decorated with a five-clawed Imperial Dragon standing, front-facing, amidst clouds above... [Lire la suite]