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CHINA. CHANG FEN-LAI (ZHANG FEN-LAI, salaried graduate of the first grade)
CHINESE PRINTING BLOCK
CHINA. CHANG FEN-LAI (ZHANG FEN-LAI, salaried graduate of the first grade)  Attractive Calligraphic Wooden block for printing his preface to a genealogy,  in an elegant cursive character, 20th year of the Kuang-Hsu (Guang-Xu) Emperor of the Ching (Qing) Dynasty, Chin Yang (Qin Yang), 1894
2 sides 13¼ x 8½ ins. some worming, occasionally touching the characters, some other slight damage
The carver has skilfully reproduced the delicate cursive lines that link or modify the main brush strokes. With good seals of 4 and 2 characters at the end.
£350.00   

Stock ref: 11516




 
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