C1828

Coupang: Ile Timor. Chinoises Jouant au Tchonka.

Artist:

Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790 - 1855)

Fine French engraving depicting two Chinese-Timorese women playing ‘Chunca’, a count and capture board game common in Africa, Ceylon and the Philippines. From Louis-Claude de Freycinet’s Voyage Autour du Monde.

$A 195

S/N: VADM-URA-025-ASI–224141
(DRW015)
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Full Title:

Coupang: Ile Timor. Chinoises Jouant au Tchonka.

Date:

C1828

Artist:

Jacques Etienne Victor Arago (1790 - 1855)

Engraver:

Forget 

Condition:

30mm repaired tear lower sheet edge well away from image, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Stipple engraving

Image Size: 

320mm 
x 235mm
AUTHENTICITY
Coupang: Ile Timor. Chinoises Jouant au Tchonka. - Antique Print from 1828

Genuine antique
dated:

1828

Description:

Fine French engraving depicting two Chinese-Timorese women playing ‘Chunca’, a count and capture board game common in Africa, Ceylon and the Philippines.

From Louis-Claude de Freycinet’s Voyage Autour du Monde.

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